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Autumn Howell

Senior Legal Counsel

Common Law


Who she is

Practicing since 2004, Autumn has a broad range of experience stemming from both her training at one of Canada’s top law firms, and as an in-house lawyer. Her previous roles included providing advice on general corporate and operational legal issues including policy development and management of governance and corporate secretarial duties. Additionally, she has extensive experience in M&A, securities, and commercial transactions. She is called to the bar in Alberta.

How she got here

Autumn obtained her B.A. in Sociology at the University of Calgary in 2000, followed by her Bachelor of Law at the University of Saskatchewan.

A diligent lawyer with a broad range of experience, especially in the areas of securities, general corporate commercial, acquisition and divestiture transactions, governance, and advising on operational legal issues. Autumn has exceptional interpersonal skills that enable her to excel in a team environment, and a keen eye for detail, allowing for efficient performance on all client matters.


Interview with
Autumn Howell

What is it about Simplex that made you want to join?

Simplex provides amazing leadership, support and an innovative approach to practising in-house law. At the same time Simplex offers its lawyers flexibility, independence and the ability to work closely with clients. The model Simplex developed allows me to continue doing work that I enjoy balanced with plenty of time for other interests and this simply makes sense.

How do you think the Simplex model allows you to make a difference for clients?

Clients have access to exceptional expertise at a reasonable rate. Because the Simplex model facilitates a great life and work balance for us lawyers, clients get the benefit of working with lawyers who are excited about projects and truly enjoy their work.


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