Brandon Holden

Practice Focus

  • Securities and Corporate Law
    • Public offerings and private placements
    • General corporate matters
    • Compliance with securities regulatory requirements
    • Mergers, acquisitions and other business combinations
  • Tax
    • Mergers & acquisitions 
    • Resource taxation 
    • Reorganizations, restructurings and financings 
    • Employee remuneration and compensation
    • Flow-through shares 
    • Tax loss utilization transactions 
    • Partnerships and joint ventures
    • Tax litigation and resolution of tax disputes
  • Start-Up and Early-Stage Companies

Practice Areas


  • In-Depth Tax Course – Levels I, II and III, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada, 2018
  • Dalhousie University, Juris Doctor, 2012
  • Canadian Securities Institute, Canadian Securities Course (with Honours), 2009
  • University of Alberta, Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Law (with Distinction), 2008

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 2013

Professional Associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association


  • Presenter, When Audits Go Sideways: How to Hold the Canada Revenue Agency Accountable for its Actions?, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, May 2018

Board Memberships

  • Presenter Board Member and Treasurer, CBA Tax Specialists