Jeremy J. Herbert

Edmonton Office - Managing Partner Work+1 (780) 643-3059

Areas of Practice

Corporate Tax Planning
Personal Tax Planning
Estate Planning
Commodity Tax
Farm Taxation, Family Farm Reorganizations & Tax Planning

Jeremy has been a partner with Felesky Flynn LLP since 2012 and is currently managing partner for Edmonton and Saskatoon. Jeremy’s practice covers a broad spectrum of taxation law matters including corporate and personal tax planning and GST/HST matters, and purchase and sales of businesses. Jeremy graduated from the University of Alberta in 2004 with a combined LL.B/MBA degree, receiving a number of awards including the Stikeman Elliott – Carswell National Tax Award and the ScotiaMcLeod Graduate Student Scholarship. Following graduation Jeremy completed a clerkship at the Federal Court of Appeal. Prior to joining Felesky Flynn in 2007, Jeremy was employed with a leading national law firm in Calgary.

Jeremy has written various papers and articles for the Canadian Tax Foundation and has presented at the Prairie Provinces Tax Conference and the CICA Commodity Tax Symposium – west.

Professional History

Called to the Saskatchewan bar, 2015
Joined Felesky Flynn LLP, 2007
Called to the Alberta bar, 2006

Educational History

Governance Program for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises – University of Alberta, 2017
CICA In-Depth Tax Course (Parts I, II & III)
CICA In-Depth GST/HST Course
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (with distinction), University of Alberta, 2004
Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Alberta, 2003
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm., Finance) (with distinction), University of Calgary, 1998

Memberships and Associations

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
Board Member – YMCA of Northern Alberta
Past President & Director, Sport Central Association
Past Chair, Tax Law Section (North), Canadian Bar Association

Publications and Presentations

Jeremy Herbert and Jon Gilbert, “Video Tax News Lunch and Learn Series 2016/2017 Edition – The Estate Freeze”
“Purchase and Sale of a Business – Selected Tax Topics”, CA Forum North Conference – Legal Education Society of Alberta (May 2013), Jasper (Nov. 19, 2012) and CBA Business Section North (Sept. 25, 2012)
“Succeeding in Farm Succession – 5 Issues to Discuss with your Professional Advisors” – February 1, 2012
“HST Harmonization Issues”, CBA Taxation Section North – February 10, 2011
CICA Commodity Tax Symposium West , “Current Cases” (March 2011 with Craig McDougall)
“Employee Stock Ownership in Private Corporations”, Canadian Tax Foundation, 2011 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference
“Receipt of Life Insurance Proceeds”, Tax for the Owner Manager, Volume 10, Number 1, January 2010
“Stop Loss Planning”, CBA Taxation Section North – February 25, 2009
“New Tax Laws Put The Squeeze On Non-Competition Payments”, The Lawyers Weekly, March 14, 2008