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Lawyer

Heather J. Smith, Canadian lawyer, specializing in the field of Energy and Natural Resources.

Background

Smith, Heather J. was born on July 12, 1968 in Calgary, Alberta.

Education

University of Alberta (Bachelor of Laws, 1992).

Career

Worked at Bennett Jones Verchere (Calgary, AB) specializing in Corporate and Commercial, Energy and Natural Resources, Taxation, Litigation, International Trade, Mergers and Acquisitions, Banking, Securities, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Environmental Competition, Regulatory and Intellectual Properties. Admitted to the bar, 1993, Alberta. The origins of the firm date back to the 1890's, before the Province of Alberta came into existence, to the Calgary law practice of Sir James Lougheed and R.B. Bennett.

The practice was reorganized in 1922 with R.B. Bennett (later Prime Minister of Canada, from 1930 to 1935), Alexander Hannah and P.L. Sanford as partners. Bennett Jones Verchere has since grown to become one of the largest law firms in Canada, with offices across the country and in the Pacific Rim.