Aasim Hirji JD

Barrister and Solicitor

“In short, if you are going to play the avoidance game, it is not enough to have brilliant strategy, you must have brilliant execution.” - The Honourable Justice Campbell J. Miller

In a world fuelled by transactions, Aasim stays focused on his values; building relationships based on understanding and trust. Having experience in both accounting and law firms, Aasim brings with him a well-rounded perspective on the industry he loves.

Aasim finds joy in the intellectually diverse and dynamic field of tax law. He loves nothing more than providing creative and personalized solutions to get his clients the best possible result.

Contact Information

Aasim Hirji JD
Barrister and Solicitor

403.693.5134

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Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate tax
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Estate planning
  • International tax planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions / Divestitures
  • Personal tax planning
  • Tax dispute resolution
  • Qualifications

    • CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course Part I, 2018
    • Bar Admission: Alberta, 2017
    • Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law, JD 2016
    • Dalhousie University, B.Comm (Major in Accounting) 2011
  • Professional affiliations

    • Member - Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
    • Member - Canadian Tax Foundation
    • Member - Law Society of Alberta
  • Recognition

    • Recipient - Dean’s Course prize, awarded for the highest academic standing in Insurance Law, 2016
    • Recipient - Dean’s Course prize, awarded for the highest academic standing in Secured Transactions, 2015
    • Recipient - Dean’s Course prize, awarded for the highest academic standing in Property Law, 2014
    • Recipient - Dean’s Course prize, awarded for the highest academic standing in Contracts Law, 2014
    • Dean’s List, Thompson Rivers University Faculty of Law, 2014
    • Dean’s List, Dalhousie University, 2011
  • Publications

    • Co-Author - “Rectification: It’s All About Intention”, Volume 19, Number 2, April 2019, Tax for the Owner-Manager
    • Author - “RRSP Overcontributions: CRA Continues To Punish When It Should Assist”, Volume 18, Number 4, October 2018, Tax for the Owner-Manager