Frank P. Layton, q.c.

Barrister And Solicitor
Reg'd USA Foreign Law Consultant
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Counsel at Law
Boardroom Counsel
International Counsel       P 780.424.4272       F 780.424.4275       5003 Donsdale Drive, Edmonton, Alberta Canada T6M 2V2

Frank P. Layton, Q.C.

Frank P. Layton, Q.C. has developed a global legal practice, encompassing an extensive corporate transactions practice involving a wide scope of business enterprises.

Retained as senior counsel to Canadian, American and International corporations on a wide scope of business issues. Frequently engaged to provide corporate strategic planning advice.

Highly recognized for his corporate governance practice representing corporate boards, directors and shareholders:

“Frank Layton is a renowned expert in Corporate Governance.” — National Post

” ‘Top 26 Leading Lawyers in Canada’ in the area of Directors and Officers Liability.” — Lawday

Former Edmonton Managing Partner and Counsel to Bennett Jones LLP.

CEO of Eagles Quay Properties Inc., developer of “The Properties of Eagles Quay”, an exclusive estate subdivision at Sylvan Lake, Alberta.  []


  • University of Alberta, BA (with Distinction) (1973)
  • University of Alberta, LLB (1976)
  • Admitted to Alberta Bar (1977)
  • Queen’s Counsel appointment (1988)
  • Registered USA Foreign Law Consultant, State of Oregon (1995 – present)
  • Affiliate Member, Canadian Intellectual Property Institute
  • Affiliate Member, Patent and Trademark Institute of Canada
  • Graduate:  Directors Education Program – Institute of Corporate Directors/Rotman School of Management (2007)
  • Graduate:  Financial Literacy Program for Directors and Officers – Institute of Corporate Directors/Rotman School of Management (2008)
  • Graduate:  Excellence in the Boardroom Program – Rotman School of Management (2011)