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Chris Johnston

Associate
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As an associate in the firm’s tax law group, my practice includes assisting businesses and individuals with a broad range of tax issues, including personal and corporate tax planning, cross border services and estate planning, as well as tax dispute resolution and tax litigation.

Education

  • University of Calgary, 2017, Juris Doctor
  • Wilfrid Laurier University, 2011, Bachelor of Arts (Honours Philosophy, Administration Option)

Call to the Bar

  • 2018, Law Society of Alberta

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, The Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation

Awards and Recognition

McGillivray Moot Shield Competition Winner, 2016

Publication and Presentations

Co-author, “Univar: Arm’s Length Surplus Strip Not Abusive”, Canadian Tax Focus, vol. 8 no. 1 (Canadian Tax Foundation), February 2018

Insights

  • ROFR Rights and Obligations
  • Director Liability in Oppression Actions
  • Court of Appeal’s New Ruling on Privilege
  • The Devil is in the Details
  • Time to Move On… But at What Cost?