University of Calgary, JD


Waterford Institute of Technology, Masters of Business Studies (MBS)


Memorial University, B.Comm. (Hons)

Canadian Bar Association

Law Society of Alberta

Pro Bono Law Alberta

Volunteer - Civil Claims Duty Counsel
(2017 - present)

Volunteer - King’s Bench Court Assistance Program
(2017 - present)

Student Legal Assistance

(2015 - 2016)

Bowman National Tax Moot


Dentons Negotiation Competition (Calgary)

First Place

Frank K. Burnet Q.C. Scholarship
Daniel Mills

Daniel Mills is a 6th year call to the Alberta Bar with experience in corporate and commercial litigation, employment law, securities and shareholder litigation, insolvency and restructuring, and professional negligence. Daniel has successfully represented clients before the Alberta Court of Justice, Alberta Court of King’s Bench, Tax Court of Canada, and private arbitral tribunals.

Daniel prides himself on providing solution-oriented, dependable advice, with an unwavering eye to his clients’ interests. Daniel has a proclivity for complex commercial disputes, leveraging experience in economics, accounting, and finance to identify issues and solve problems. 


Before attending law school, Daniel completed undergraduate and graduate studies in business and economics. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), with a focus in accounting, and Masters of Business Studies, with a focus in economics and finance. Daniel’s Masters thesis examined the financing decisions of small and medium sized companies supporting the energy industry.

Daniel obtained his law degree from the University of Calgary. During law school, Daniel honed his advocacy skills through volunteer work with the Student Legal Assistance, Queen's Bench Amicus and Civil Claims Duty Counsel programs, and participation in the University of Calgary competitive mooting program. Daniel was a finalist in the Donald G.H. Bowman National Tax Moot and placed first in the Calgary Dentons Negotiation Competition. 

Daniel is proficient in French.


Daniel spent his formative years in Newfoundland and Labrador and keeps that community close to heart. He remains actively involved in Calgary’s Newfoundland and Irish traditional music scenes. When not working or playing music, Daniel enjoys spending time with family and exploring Calgary’s numerous playgrounds with his two toddlers.

Building on his law school experience, Daniel continues to serve the Calgary community through volunteer work with Pro Bono Law Alberta.


"The Maple Leaf Foods Decision (or "The Judgement to Sink the Sub)"

The Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2021, The Honourable Mr. Justice Todd L. Archibald, ed. - 2021
Co-Author (with Carsten Jensen QC, FCIArb; Laura Warner & Kaila Eadie)

"Corporate Separateness and Concurrent Liability in Alberta: Recent Applications from the Court of Appeal" 
JSSBarristers.ca, November 2, 2023