Daniel Downie

Daniel Downie

Associate, Tax

Contact Information

ddownie@osler.com

tel: 403.355.7465

Office

Calgary

Bar Admission

Alberta, 2020

Education

  • University of Alberta, J.D. (with Distinction)
  • University of Calgary, BHSc (Honours), First Class

Language(s)

English

Daniel maintains a diverse tax practice focused primarily on corporate income tax issues. Daniel has experience assisting clients with complex tax controversy matters at the audit and objection stages as well as those in litigation before the courts. Daniel has also assisted clients with advisory and transactional work, including internal reorganizations, corporate finance, and employee compensation matters.

Daniel joined Osler as a summer student in 2018 and completed his articles with the firm in 2019-2020 with a focus on tax law and litigation.

Daniel graduated from the J.D. program at the University of Alberta. While in law school, Daniel was a research assistant for the Health Law Institute and a Legal Research and Writing Fellow. He also participated in the Donald G.H. Bowman National Tax Moot and the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot.

  • Faculty of Law Mental Health and Wellness Committee, Chair (2017-2019)

  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • The Advocates’ Society