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Laurie has extensive trial and appellate advocacy experience and regularly appears before all levels of courts in Alberta, and has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. Laurie has also practised as a commercial litigator with a focus on oil and gas and regulatory litigation.
Publications & Presentations
• Transfer Pricing and Dispute Resolution: Landscape and Trends, Tax Executive Institute, Calgary, 2017
•Presenter, Rectification Following Fairmont and Coutu, National Presentation to Deloitte LLP, 2017
•Presenter, “Tax Disputes and Litigation: Tips and Traps for Tax Planners,” 68th Annual Tax Conference, CTF (2016 presentation; 2017 publication - forthcoming)
•Presenter, “Tax Controversy Update: Caselaw, Trends and Traps,” Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, Annual Conference (2015)
•Presenter, “Canadian Tax Dispute Resolution and Litigation”, Deloitte Global Tax Transfer Pricing and International Tax Roundtable, Orlando (2014)
•“Rectification Update”, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, Calgary (2014)
Rankings & Recognitions
•Recognized twice by Legal Media Group's Benchmark Canada as a “litigation future star”.
•Highlighted in the International Tax Review's Women in Tax Leaders Guide.
•Member, Law Society of Alberta, Law Society of Upper Canada and Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Canadian Tax Foundation and Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
•Invited instructor on ethics and professional responsibility in the Law Society of Alberta's mandatory education course for articling students (CPLED)
•Representative, Calgary United Way Bar
•Volunteer, Calgary Legal Guidance