Gowling WLG is pleased to welcome Lesley Kim to its national Tax Group as a partner based in the firm's Calgary office.
Lesley focuses her practice on domestic and international tax law, with an emphasis on corporate and individual income taxation – including in the context of cross-border transactions, corporate reorganizations, public and private company financings, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and dispute resolution with Canada's taxing authorities.
Pairing a nuanced understanding of Canadian tax law with a broad background in corporate and securities law, including experience working directly within the Alberta Securities Commission, Lesley offers clients a complete perspective of the tax implications surrounding their most complex transactions.
"As Canada's corporate landscape continues to undergo significant dynamism in the wake of the pandemic, we know that swift access to sophisticated tax advice remains a major priority for our clients," said Regina Corrigan, office managing partner of Gowling WLG's Calgary office. "With her proven ability to seamlessly align her clients' tax strategies with their commercial objectives, Lesley promises to be an outstanding addition to our growing team."
About Gowling WLG's Tax Group
Gowling WLG's Tax Group has extensive experience advising both Canadian and international clients, and has an in-depth understanding of a wide range of industries, including apparel, banking, energy, finance and leasing, insurance, manufacturing, payments, real estate, traditional and internet retail, telecommunications and transportation.