Carrie Aiken, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Carrie Aiken practises income tax law at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, where she focuses on advising and planning the tax aspects of domestic and international transactions, including M&A, corporate reorganizations, divestitures and investments by private-equity and pension funds. She advises international companies and state-owned enterprises looking to invest, commence or acquire business operations in Canada. She also advises public corporations, trusts and investment funds in connection with a wide range of public share and debt offerings. Throughout 2014 and 2015, Aiken co-chaired the firm’s Calgary student committee and was responsible for all student recruitment and matters relating to students throughout their articles. She is past president and former director of the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society and an active and contributing member of the Canadian Tax Foundation. Aiken is involved in broader community initiatives through pro bono work with the Calgary YMCA. She passionately supports Ovarian Cancer Canada and has recently been appointed to its Board as a Director.
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