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Bennett Jones adds senior counsel in Edmonton

Thursday, October 14, 2021 @ 8:52 AM | By John Chunn


Bennett Jones announced that Richard Kirby has joined the firm as senior counsel in Edmonton.

According to the firm’s press release, Kirby’s background as a lawyer, entrepreneur and director and trustee of public, private and not-for-profit organizations has prepared him well to work with clients of all sizes on a broad range of business matters.

He practised personal and corporate tax planning for entrepreneurs and public corporations at a boutique Canadian tax law firm in Edmonton. He was that firm’s office managing partner from 2010 to 2017 and spearheaded practice growth and geographic expansion in that role.

He has been a lecturer for various professional bodies including the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Tax Foundation. He also co-authored the national Taxation of Partnerships course for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.