Charmaine Toms, B.A., LL.B., LL.M.

Charmaine Toms

Charmaine Toms , B.A., LL.B., LL.M.

General Counsel

Charmaine Toms, B.A., LL.B., LL.M., is General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer to MNP LLP. Charmaine is a member of the MNP Management Committee, Operations Committee and leads the firm’s Professional Liability Insurance Program.

Leading MNP’s Legal team, Charmaine brings over 25 years of expertise to the firm. Working in private practice and in-house for professional services firms and national energy companies, Charmaine has extensive knowledge of the issues facing corporate entities. Leveraging her experience, she delivers practical business solutions to manage risk and address legal concerns efficiently and effectively.

Charmaine earned her Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 1986 and her Bachelor of Law in 1989 from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2002, she obtained her Masters of Law from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, specializing in e-Business.

Active in her community, Charmaine is on the Board of Directors for the Association of Corporate Counsel Alberta. Charmaine was appointed by the Lieutenant Governor to the Travel Alberta Board in early 2017, where she served as Chair of the Governance and HR Committee until her term concluded. She is the former President of Alberta Theatre Projects, has served as Calgary Run Director for the CIBC Run for the Cure and is one of the original signatories to the Legal Leaders for Diversity program, whereby General Counsels promote diversity in hiring and purchasing practices.


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