Associate announcement

Mariam Al-Shikarchy Joins Cassels Brock

May 2, 2012

Cassels Brock is pleased to announce that Mariam Al-Shikarchy has joined the firm as an associate in our Tax Group.

Mariam maintains a general tax law practice that includes all aspects of domestic and international tax planning.

Prior to joining Cassels Brock as an associate, Mariam practiced with another major Canadian law firm, where she gained experience in the areas of tax and trusts.

While in law school, Mariam received the WeirFoulds LLP prize for highest standing in Administrative Law and was actively involved in volunteer programs such as ProBono Students of Canada and the Community & Legal Aid Services Programme. Prior to attending law school, Mariam competed in Division 1 NCAA tennis, where she was an Academic All-American.


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  • Employee Stock Options: New Tax withholding requirements, Canadian Bar Association Business & Corporate Bulletin, June 2011
  • Changes to the Taxation of Stock Options, Canadian Payroll Reporter, December 2010
  • Directors and Officers Liability Employment Law Context, Ontario Bar Association Business Law Section, February 2010

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Mariam Al-Shikarchy

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