Allison Whelan

Associate

"You can't be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute."
- Tina Fey

Focused, efficient, decisive.

Allison represents individual and corporate clients involved in tax disputes with Canada Revenue Agency and other tax authorities. She makes it a top priority to simplify complex topics and problems so that clients are fully informed, every step of the way. Combining her focused tax education with strong litigation, organizational and time management skills, Allison provides exceptional service to clients with a wide range of tax controversy issues, including audits and litigation.

Areas of practice

  • Tax dispute resolution
  • Tax litigation
  • Tax advice regarding proposed domestic and international transactions
  • Commercial litigation

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Newfoundland and Labrador, 2009

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

EDUCATION

Osgoode Hall Law School, LLM - Tax, expected completion August 2018
University of New Brunswick, LLB, 2008
Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, BBA (Hons.), 2005

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Commissioner, Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Aid Commission Board of Commissioners, 2018 - present
  • Board Director, Bowring Park Foundation

LANGUAGE(S)

English

Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower Street
St. John's, NL, Canada
A1C 6K3

P 709.570.8897
F 709.722.4565

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Renee Boyd

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