Leigh Somerville Taylor
B.A.(Hons), J.D., LL.M.(Tax)
Leigh works closely with clients and accountants to provide a client-focused approach to resolving tax disputes and achieving tax and business goals.
Leigh has been resolving tax disputes with the revenue authorities and serving her clients by strategizing and implementing tax and estate plans since 2001. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Trinity College and Osgoode Hall Law School where she completed her J.D. (2002) and Masters in Tax Law (2011).
As a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian Bar Association and Canadian Tax Foundation, Leigh incorporates the most current and effective knowledge of Canada's constantly changing tax laws and opportunities into her practice. As a former director of the Canadian Association of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs, she is sensitive to the needs of Canadian businesses and individuals and recognizes the important role taxes play in her clients’ continued success.
Leigh has been an instructor and presenter for the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Law Society of Upper Canada and Osgoode Hall Law School.
416.590.2671 extension 201
Agnes’ legal career began in Lodz Poland, where she completed three years of law school before immigrating to Canada. Agnes obtained her legal assistant certification from Toronto’s Canadian Business College and has worked alongside Leigh since 2004 with her characteristic acuity and compassion.
In July 2009, Agnes graduated with High Honours in Seneca College’s Law Clerk Program and obtained the remarkable Emond Montgomery Continuing Education Law Award for earning the highest academic standing for the 2008/09 academic year.
Agnes is a member of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario.
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Michelle has worked as a Legal Assistant and Law Clerk for over 17 years. She is a graduate of Centennial College’s Legal Assistant Diploma program and Schulich School of Business’ Extraordinary Administrative Support program.
For 4½ years, Michelle served the Government of Canada as a Legal Assistant and Law Clerk. Her organizational skills were enhanced while working on complex and demanding litigation in the General Counsel section of the Department of Justice. In 1999, Michelle began working in private practice and restricted her work to tax litigation, where she has been assisting taxpayers in their disputes with the revenue authorities with unwavering sincerity and determination.
Michelle is a member of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario.
416.590.2671, extension 202