Kim Brooks
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Kim Brooks is a Professor at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, where she served as Dean from 2010 – 2015, and a technical tax law expert with the IMF. Prior to her arrival at Dalhousie, she served as an associate professor and the H. Heward Stikeman Chair in the Law of Taxation at McGill University. She has also taught at the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law and at Queen’s University. She teaches all areas of tax law, including individual taxation, corporate tax, and international tax. Before moving to academia, Kim Brooks practiced as a tax lawyer with Stikeman Elliott LLP in their Toronto and London (UK) offices. Her practice focused on corporate and international tax, including tax aspects of cross-border investments and transactions, financings, reorganizations and restructurings. She completed a bachelor of arts degree at the University of Toronto, a bachelor of laws at the University of British Columbia, and a masters of law (taxation) at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. She is a governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation, and a member of the International Fiscal Association. She serves as the Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee of the Nova Scotia Liquor Commission.