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New tax partner for Gowling WLG’s Calgary office

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 2:16 PM | By John Chunn


Gowling WLG announced that Ted Thiessen has joined the firm’s tax group as a partner in Calgary.  

According to the firm’s press release, Thiessen’s tax practice focuses on transactions involving the resource sector, where he has represented a number of clients with upstream- and midstream-related assets and investments.

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

“Ted has built a robust practice that strongly complements our team’s existing service offering,” said John Sorensen, leader of Gowling WLG Canada’s national tax group. “With advanced experience advising on the tax consequences of major corporate transactions, Ted offers innovative, tailored solutions essential to his clients’ growth and success.”