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BLG Adds To Its Tax Practice

Laurie Goldbach Joins BLG’s Calgary Office

Calgary (October 2, 2017)— Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that Laurie Goldbach has joined the Tax Group as a partner in the Firm’s Calgary office.

“We are delighted to welcome Laurie to the Firm,” said Sean Weir, BLG’s National Managing Partner and CEO. “Her professionalism and wide range of experience will enhance the value we deliver to our clients.”

Ms. Goldbach’s practice focuses on tax litigation and tax dispute resolution. She 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. Prior to practising tax litigation, Ms. Goldbach practised commercial litigation with a focus on oil and gas and regulatory litigation.

“Laurie is a welcome addition to our team,” said Lindsay Holmes, National Practice Group Leader of BLG’s Tax Group. “She is joining a strong and collaborative group and her legal expertise combined with excellent leadership skills will further strengthen our practice.”

BLG’s Tax Group is composed of over 60 professionals across Canada, including lawyers and Chartered Professional Accountants. The tax team works on standalone tax mandates in addition to being trusted advisors on matters across all of BLG’s practice areas. BLG’s tax lawyers have a wide breadth of experience, both domestic and international, on all areas of tax law including inbound and outbound structuring, commodity taxation, litigation, investment funds, reorganizations and restructurings, insurance taxation, employee benefits and pensions, and trust and estate litigation.

BLG’s Tax Disputes Group can advocate for clients at all stages of a tax dispute, including the audit stage, the administrative appeal stage, and before Canada’s tax courts. BLG takes a multidisciplinary approach to all tax matters, and works with other professionals in its full-service firm to provide clients with the depth of the Firm’s expertise.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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Tamara Costa
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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