Rose Carter, Q.C.

Rose Carter has extensive experience in a broad range of litigation and regulatory matters, with a particular focus on administrative law, health law, personal injury mediation, advanced directives, and biotech and life sciences law. She has represented clients at all levels of Court in Alberta, tribunals, various administrative panels and professional regulatory bodies. Rose offers her clients 25 years of legal expertise and is conversant with the Health Professionals Act.

An authority on the issues most pressing for members of the medical community, clients benefit from Rose’s holistic and informed counsel. Rose represents: Acupuncturists, Chiropractors, Dentists, Hygienists Nurses, Midwives, Naturopaths, Occupational Therapists, Opticians, optometrists, Paramedics, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Physicians, Surgeons, Osteopaths, Podiatrists, Psychologists, Dietitians, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, Social workers, Speech-language Pathologies and Audiologists.

In addition to working on matters with health professionals listed above, Rose represents individuals in serious personal injury cases, and in personal injury mediation.

To complement her practice, Rose is an Adjunct Professor of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta. Rose is a frequent lecturer to Health Care Providers covering all areas of Health Law on such topics as regulation of professions, other administrative law areas, navigating the requirements of medical assistance in dying (MAID) and medical negligence and bioethics issues. She is frequently recognized for the breadth of her understanding of the topics listed above.

Rose has been consistently recommended by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for over a decade, and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada as one Canada’s leading personal injury litigation lawyers ten times. During her six-year term as a Bencher of the Law Society of Alberta, Rose was very involved in administrative law, dealing with hearings related to lawyers undergoing discipline proceedings before the Law Society and general administration and governance matters for the Law Society of Alberta.

Rose is a Member at Large for the Medical Council of Canada (MCC), she is Chair of the Appeals Committee and Vice Chair of the Finance Committee for MCC. Rose is also member of the Stem Cell Research Committee for the Aga Khan Foundation. Rose also has been a reviewer for the peer-reviewed journal McGill Journal of Law and Health.