Sydney Thomson

Articling Student

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Office: Calgary

Main: (403) 693-4332

Fax: (403) 508-4349

Education & Qualifications

  • JD (Calgary, 2019)
  • MPP (Calgary, 2015)
  • Facilitation Training (2016)
  • International Association for Public Participation Foundations and Techniques Certificates (2015)
  • Aboriginal Relations Leadership Certificate (Calgary, 2014)

Sydney returns to the firm’s Calgary office as an articling student after summering with the firm in 2017 and 2018.

Prior to law school, Sydney worked in public affairs with a focus on community relations, communications and stakeholder engagement  in both the public sector and for various energy companies. She completed a policy internship in the Land and Economic Development Branch of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. Sydney was also an undergraduate summer student at Nexen Inc.

  • Sixth place mooter, Laskin Administrative and Constitutional Law Moot (2018-2019)
  • Semifinalist, Donald J. Bowman National Tax Moot (2017-2018)
  • Alberta Law Review (2018-2019)
  • Calgary Women Studying Law Treasurer (2018- 2019)
  • Court of Queen’s Bench Amicus Project, Pro Bono Students Canada (2017-2019)
  • Events Volunteer, Calgary Chamber of Commerce (2017-2019)
  • Tax Court Assistance Program, Student Legal Assistance (2017-2018)
  • Indigenous Youth Outreach Program (Dare to Dream), Pro Bono Students Canada (2017-2018)
  • McGillivray Moot  (2017)
  • BLG Trial Competition (2017)
  • The Consent Project (Yes Means Yes), Pro Bono Students Canada (2016-2017)
  • Denton’s Negotiation Competition (2016)
  • Moderator, Canada’s Energy and Environmental Politics National Conference  (2015)
  • Queen’s Foreign Policy Conference (2012)
  • Head Coach, South West United Soccer (2007-2012)