Amanda Heale and Terri-Lee Oleniuk named 2016 Lexpert Rising Stars

Nov 18, 2016

Osler congratulates Amanda Heale and Terri-Lee Oleniuk on being recognized as Lexpert Rising Stars – Leading Lawyers Under 40 for 2016.

A taxation partner in our Toronto office, Amanda advises on issues related to international tax and transfer pricing, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and tax controversy and litigation.

Amanda dedicates her time and talent to a number of Osler committees, including the Diversity Committee, the Legal Professionals Committee and the Alumni Steering Committee. She also supports the Osler Women Lawyers Network, the firm’s newest Legal Professional Resource Group, which promotes the advancement of women through networking events, mentoring, recruitment programs and other initiatives.

Committed to fostering the development of up-and-coming tax professionals, Amanda oversees the mentorship of Osler’s associates and students in the Tax Group and is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the steering committee of the Young IFA Network Canada. As well, she was recently appointed Co-Chair of the University of Toronto’s University Tribunal.

Terri-Lee is a partner in Osler’s Regulatory, Environmental, Aboriginal and Land Practice Group (REAL). Her practice focuses on project-related issues concerning natural resource development, with a specialization in regulatory, environmental and Aboriginal law issues. Based in in Osler’s Calgary office, she acts for a variety of companies in environmental assessments and regulatory proceedings to obtain approvals for major developments in the oil and gas, pipeline, mining, hydro and wind sectors.

Terri-Lee mentors junior lawyers in the REAL Group and chairs the Student Committee in Osler’s Calgary office. She is actively involved in the legal and broader community and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences. Dedicated to helping clients achieve their business goals, Terri-Lee also launched a breakfast seminar program, featuring presentations on industry hot topics.

The Lexpert Rising Stars – Leading Lawyers Under 40 awards recognize lawyers from law firms and in-house and other practices who are rising stars in the Canadian legal community. Finalists are determined by the Lexpert Advisory Board based on a number of criteria. Winners were announced at a gala dinner on November 17, 2016, in Toronto.