Brynne Harding carries on a general commercial litigation practice with a focus on public law. She advises and defends clients in commercial disputes, under tax audit and in tax appeals, challenging administrative decisions, and clients faced with investigations and prosecutions arising from workplace and environmental accidents. Her interest and expertise is in the constitutional and administrative dimensions of the legal relationship between the state and the individual or corporation. Brynne has substantial trial and appellate experience, having represented clients before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal, the Tax Court of Canada, and the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, in tax disputes, commercial disputes and judicial review applications.
Brynne also teaches Administrative Law at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.
Brynne is passionate about access to justice and community service. She is an active volunteer with Calgary Legal Guidance, Pro Bono Law Alberta, and represents individuals and organizations on a pro bono basis in cases of high public interest.
Before joining Osler, Brynne served as a law clerk to The Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada. She received her L.L.B. from the University of Calgary. Prior to law school, she obtained an Honours B.A. in Philosophy, graduating with great distinction, from Mount Allison University, and a master's degree from Harvard University, specializing in Philosophy and Hermeneutics.