Joanne specializes in tax litigation and tax dispute resolution. She routinely represents clients before various courts with appearances before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada in respect of disputes with the Canadian tax authorities. Joanne has extensive experience in tax disputes involving the GAAR and tax avoidance, resource taxation, scientiﬁc research & experimental development (SR&ED) credits, transfer pricing, privately owned businesses, family trusts, employee compensation matters, and a range of administrative and procedural matters speciﬁc to the tax context.
Joanne also specializes in tax advisory work on the income tax aspects of transactions entered into by corporations, partnerships and trusts, and charities.
Joanne has served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, on the Canadian Tax Foundation - Young Practitioners' Steering Committee (Calgary) and is Past-Chair of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Bar Association’s Taxation Specialists (South).