Clarke Barnes

Partner | Co-Managing Partner, Calgary

First Canadian Centre
350 7th Avenue SW, Suite 3400
Calgary, AB T2P 3N9


Clarke Barnes has practised for more than 25 years in the area of taxation with an emphasis on domestic and cross border mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations of corporations and partnerships. Clarke is the Co-Managing Partner of the firm’s Calgary office and leader of the corporate group in Calgary.

Clarke has experience in advising corporations on many facets of complex tax matters including local, national and international restructuring, oil and gas matters, flow through financings and inbound and outbound transaction structuring. Clarke has acted for clients ranging from local owner managed organizations to multinational corporations.

Prior to joining Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, Clarke practised tax law at another Canadian national business law firm.


  • LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, 1987

Year of Call

Ontario, Alberta