Lynne Westerhof is a charity and not-for-profit law associate based in Toronto and working out of the Orangeville office. Her practice focusses on the areas of charity and not-for-profit law, including tax law, charitable status applications, corporate governance matters, legal risk management, and counter-terrorism financing law as it applies to the provision of humanitarian aid. Lynne stays at the forefront of recent developments in charity and not-for-profit law by assisting with Carter’s knowledge management, research, and publications division.

Lynne articled with Carters Professional Corporation from 2021 to 2022 and returned to the firm as an associate following her call to the Ontario Bar in June 2022. As an articling student, Lynne assisted the firm’s partners with research, document drafting, and transactional matters. She also wrote for Carters’ Charity & NFP Law Update.

In 2021, Lynne received her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto. She also holds a BA from the University of British Columbia in English (Language Specialization).

Education & Call To The Bar
  • B.A., University of British Columbia, 2018
  • J.D., University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, 2021
  • Ontario Bar, 2022
By Terrance S. Carter, Nancy E. Claridge, Sean S. Carter and Lynne M. Westerhof

AML/ATF and Charity Law Alert No. 51, March 30, 2023.
By Terrance S. Carter, Adriel N. Clayton, Martin U. Wissmath & Lynne M. Westerhof

Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 521, Mar 29, 2023.
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man, and Lynne M. Westerhof

Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 519, Jan 25, 2023.
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man and Lynne M. Westerhof. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 518, Dec 7, 2022.