Leilani’s practice is focused on corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, with a primary focus on owner-manager taxation issues, corporate reorganizations, estate planning, trusts and commodity tax issues. Leilani’s practice includes charities and non-profit organizations.
Primary Practice Area
University of Manitoba, LL.B., 1998
University of Manitoba, B.A. (Economics), 1995
Lexpert's Leading Lawyers Under 40
University of Manitoba Gold Medalist, 1995
Completed Part I, II & III of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course
In the Community
President and Director of The Dream Factory Foundation
Vice-Chair and Director of The Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Fund
United Way Major Donor Cabinet
Member of the "Y" Sports dinner Committee in support of the JCC Rady Centre
Sessional lecturer in Robson Hall Law School, University of Manitoba
Learning Group Facilitator for The Centre for Professional Legal Education program (CPLED) for the Law Society of Manitoba
Lecturer for Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba Professional Development
Numerous journal articles, periodicals, lectures and presentations on tax-related matters, including for the Canadian Tax Foundation Prairie Provinces Tax Conference and Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the Manitoba, Canada section of the Lex Mundi Tax Rulings Global Practice Guide, financial advisors, banks and credit unions and local and national charities.