University Legal Services

is led by General Counsel; we represent the University of Calgary in all legal and privacy matters.

What we do


senior leadership and the University in all legal matters, as well as retain and oversee external counsel on behalf of the University.


and review agreements on behalf of the University.


the development and consultation process of University Policies and Procedures.


the University's compliance with applicable legislation, e.g. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, RSA 2000, c F-25.


Legal advice and notary services

Our office does not provide legal advice or notary services for non-University business or personal matters.

For non-University business or personal matters, please contact the SLA office in the Faculty of Law.

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Non-Research-related agreements and intellectual property

For advice and assistance in negotiating agreements and contracts on behalf of the University of Calgary (non-research-releated), senior leadership may contact

Research-related agreements and intellectual property

The Cumming School of Medicine's Legal Research Services team (CSM Legal), provides legal review of research-related contracts and agreements for researchers appointed to the Cumming School of Medicine.  The CSM Legal team can assist with drafting, negotiation and execution of research contracts.  For more information click here.


The Legal and Intellectual Property team in Research Services oversees the creation and review of research agreements for all faculties except in the Cumming School of Medicine.  For more information click here


Confirmation of legal entity status

Are you being asked to provide a copy of the University's certificate of incorporation or business registration number?

If so, use our confirmation of legal entity status.

Click here

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