Lisa Handfield


Lisa Handfield

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Lisa is best described as a knowledgeable professional who really, really likes to win – basically the Sherlock Holmes of problem solving (she is all about the facts and the law) – wrapped up in a witty style! Lisa is a trusted advisor to many high-net worth clients.

Lisa is both a Lawyer and a Chartered Professional Accountant who is uniquely qualified to work on a wide range of legal issues. In addition, she holds a Masters of Law degree in Tax Law as well as a specialized designation as a Trust and Estate Practitioner. Lisa’s practice focuses primarily on corporate law, wills and estates, estate planning, trust law, estate litigation, tax law (including GST), tax dispute resolution as well as family law.

Lisa's background includes has over 10 years of experience including working for top-rated law firms, the Canada Revenue Agency's Appeals division, and in-house for a large corporation. Lisa's professional accounting designation is an asset for clients as she knows her numbers. Lisa enjoys working with individuals and helping them solve their problems quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively!

When taking a break from problem solving, Lisa enjoys spending time with her husband and growing family which includes two young daughters and three dogs.

Areas of Practice

  • Trust Law
  • Estate Planning (Wills & Estates)
  • Estate Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Taxation (including GST)
  • Tax Dispute Resolution

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Member of Law Society of Alberta
  • Member of the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada


  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Calgary
  • Master of Laws (Tax), York University
  • Bachelor of Commerce (distinction), University of Northern British Columbia
  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA)
  • Trust & Estate Practitioner (TEP)