Toronto (October 15, 2019) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to welcome Andrea Dickinson, who joins as counsel in its Tax Group in Toronto. Andrea is both a lawyer and a Chartered Professional Accountant. Her practice focuses on personal and corporate tax planning, corporate reorganizations and implementations, private company advice and wealth management, insurance, trust and estate planning and voluntary disclosures. Andrea provides advice on both domestic and international matters. She also advocates for clients in their disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency and at the Tax Court of Canada.
"Andrea's broad range of tax law experience and her background in accounting allows her to see the client's issues from all sides," said Craig Webster, National Leader of BLG's Tax Group. "Andrea brings 15 years of experience in tax, and her extensive knowledge and experience will be a great asset to our clients and our team."
Prior to joining BLG, Andrea practised at a boutique tax law firm. She obtained her LLB from the University of Windsor and holds an Honours Bachelor of Accounting from Brock University. Andrea was called to the bar in 2005.
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, and advises on matters across all of BLG's practice areas. BLG's tax lawyers have a wide range 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, and insurance taxation.