Lisa Handfield, CPA, LL.B, LL.M, TEP
Location: 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’s professional accounting designation is an asset for clients as she knows her numbers.
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. Lisa is also fully qualified to practice law in British Columbia and does extensive estate planning and real estate work for clients in BC. In addition, she holds a Master of Law degree in Tax Law as well as a specialized designation as a Trust and Estate Practitioner.
Lisa has a general practice which focuses primarily on Family Law, corporate law, corporate/commercial litigation, wills and estates, estate planning, probates, estate litigation, tax law (including GST), tax dispute resolution as well as family law.
Lisa’s background includes 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 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 which includes two young daughters and the family’s dogs.
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Estate Planning (Wills & Estates)
- Estate Litigation
- Corporate Litigation
- 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)