A partner in the Bennett Jones Toronto office, Claire Kennedy provides corporate tax advice and transfer pricing advice and represents large clients during tax and transfer pricing audits and disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency. Claire is also a seasoned Board Director and a Professional Engineer. Recognized as one of Canada's leading lawyers in tax and transfer pricing, Claire is a frequent speaker on tax and transfer pricing topics. Claire serves on the Executive of the International Fiscal Association's Canadian branch and she is an Officer of the International Bar Association's Taxes Committee. She led the IBA's responses to the OECD's BEPS project and she has taught corporate tax at the Faculty of Law at Queen's University. A former Supreme Court of Canada law clerk, Claire is also a Director of the Bank of Canada, the nation's central bank, and of Alamos Gold Inc. Claire is a government appointee to the University of Toronto's Governing Council, serving as its Chair, and is a member of the Dean's Advisory Board at Rotman. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1996. Professional Engineer (Ontario).