Abbey returns to Blakes as an Articling Student after joining the Firm as a Summer Student in 2019. She obtained her J.D. (With Distinction) from the University of Calgary and was awarded the William A. McGillivray Gold Medal in Law for highest aggregate standing in her graduating class.
While at law school, Abbey competed in the 2020 Davies’ Corporate/Securities Law Moot and the 2019 Donald G.H. Bowman National Tax Moot where she advanced to the final round as the Top Respondent. Abbey received various awards and scholarships throughout law school including the 2019 C. Anne Calverley Prize for highest aggregate standing in Basic Tax and Corporate Tax.
Prior to law school, Abbey obtained her Bachelor of Commerce (With Distinction) at the University of Calgary and her Master of Professional Accounting at the University of Saskatchewan. She qualified as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in 2018 and placed on the CPA Canada National Honour Roll for exceptional performance on the September 2016 Common Final Exam.
In her spare time, Abbey enjoys playing sports and spending time in the neighbouring Rocky Mountains.