Greg Lindsey - Gowling WLG

Greg Lindsey

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 403-298-1877

Greg Lindsey is a partner in the firm’s Calgary office and is the leader of its Tax Practice Group. He practises in the area of tax law, with a focus on corporate acquisition and reorganization tax planning.

Greg has extensive experience in the following:

  • high networth, succession, family office and related tax planning
  • mergers and acquisitions tax planning;
  • cross-border acquisitions and other international tax issues affecting foreign corporations;
  • private equity and hedge fund formation and structuring including inbound and outbound financings and related business arrangements;
  • Aboriginal tax planning and planning involving projects between non-Aboriginal and Aboriginal co-venturers;
  • business trusts, partnerships and other vehicles; and
  • public offerings, takeover bids, financings, and executive compensation plans.

Prior to joining the firm, Greg was a partner at a nationally-recognized, Alberta-based boutique tax firm. Greg has also completed his chartered accountant designation.

Additional Information


Greg has provided tax planning and structuring advice in respect of the following matters:


  • A large energy company, including the spin-out of $1 billion+ in natural gas assets to a new publicly-traded income trust
  • The sale of $700+ million in heavy oil and natural gas assets by a Canadian-based public company
  • The spin-out of natural gas properties into a new publicly-traded company
  • The acquisition by an income trust of $300+ million of petroleum and natural gas assets
  • The acquisition and sale of a $100+ million Canadian-based energy services company
  • The reorganization of several large private energy companies
  • Internal reorganization planning for an oil sands services company
  • Outbound and foreign affiliate structuring for a $100+ million mining and exploration company
  • Outbound and foreign affiliate structuring for a Canadian-based energy services company with significant assets in South America
  • Queen's UniversityUniversity of Victoria

    Office Location

    421 Seventh Avenue, SW, Suite 1600
    Calgary, AB T2P 4K9

    Practice Areas

    Tax Law