Del obtained his Bachelor of Commerce and Law degrees from the University of Alberta in 1977 and 1980 respectively. He began his practice as an associate then a partner at the firm of Cook Duke Cox in Edmonton. In 1996 he brought his practice to Henning Byrne. Del's practice centers on corporate and commercial acquisitions and real estate and has extensive experience with private/public infrastructure partnerships.
Del has been involved with the Edmonton Community Foundation and was the President of his community Parent Teacher Council. He continues to do pro bono work for service organizations including the Junior League of Edmonton. He is also a Director of several local corporations.