Ted Thiessen Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2005 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1982

Fax: +1 403-263-9193

Email: ted.thiessen@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Calgary

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Ted Thiessen

Ted Thiessen is a partner in the Calgary office of Gowling WLG and a member of the Tax Group.

Ted's practice specializes in transactions involving the resource sector, where he has represented a number of clients with upstream- and midstream-related assets and investments.

Ted regularly advises Canadian-based multinational groups as well as domestic and international private equity investors on a variety of matters, including the tax aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions, asset transactions, reorganizations, and financing transactions.

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

  • 2019

  • 2005

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2004

    • Education
      University of Manitoba, LLB
  • 2000

    • Education
      University of Manitoba, BA


  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Canadian Petroleum Tax Society

Representative Work

Tax counsel to US-based producer in its sale of Canadian oil sands and gas assets for total proceeds of $17 billion.

Tax counsel to Canadian-based producer in connection with the sale of royalty interests for $1.8 billion.

Tax counsel to Canadian environmental solutions company in connection with a $3.5 billion recapitalization transaction.

Tax counsel to Canadian publicly traded pipeline company in connection with $3.2 billion corporate acquisition.

Tax counsel to underwriters in connection a $175-million issuance of medium term notes by a publicly traded energy infrastructure company.