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Practice Areas

Pension, Benefits and Executive Compensation


Lisa has more than 20 years of experience in pension, benefits and executive compensation law. She is a founding partner of BMKP Law, a boutique law firm specializing in that area. She provides advice to both federally and provincially regulated pension plan sponsors and administrators regarding pension plan design, regulatory compliance and all other aspects of administering defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans. Lisa also has a particular interest and significant experience in resolving the income tax elements of pension and benefit matters. In 2018 Lisa received the Lexpert Zenith Award for mid-career excellence.

Professional Memberships

•Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute - Member and past CPBI Ottawa Chapter Chair

•Canada Revenue Agency Registered Plans Division Stakeholder Consultation Group

•International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans – Member

•Ontario Bar Association – Member (Pensions and Benefits Law Section)

•Queen’s University Faculty of Law – Sessional Instructor, Pensions and the Law (2009-2013)

•Ottawa-Carleton District School Board – Former member of Special Education Advisory Committee – Down Syndrome Association representative and former member of Extended Day Program Committee