Donald Smetheram
Andrea Donohoe
Lisa Heddema
Dorothy Lim


Legal Counsel

Professional Experience:

  • Resolving tax disputes through administrative appeals and tax litigation
  • Personal and corporate tax planning, compliance and problem solving
  • Has appeared in the Tax Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Court of Appeal for British Columbia


Andrea was born and raised in Vancouver. She grew up as a competitive swimmer and traveled extensively across North America to compete. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University, Andrea moved to the Gold Coast, Australia where she studied law at Bond University.

In 2006, Andrea returned to Vancouver and attended the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law for the National Committee on Accreditation.

Degrees / Education:

  • CICA In-Depth Tax Course; 2010
  • National Committee on Accreditation; 2007
  • Juris Doctor (Honours), Bond University; 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, Simon Fraser University; 2003

Professional Memberships:

  • Called to the Bar of the Province of British Columbia; 2008
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association

Community Activies:

  • Board of Directors, Gymnastics BC; 2006 - present

Recent Decisions:

Cheam Tours Ltd.op Airport Link Shuttle v. M.N.R. 2008 TCC 18
(Tax Court of Canada)

Norman F. Einarsson Law Corporation. v. M.N.R. 2009 TCC 45
(Tax Court of Canada)

Personal Interests

In her spare time, Andrea enjoys swimming, mountain biking and tennis.

Contact Information:

Direct: (604) 696-3194