The Tax / Trusts team has considerable experience with the taxation aspect of many complex business transactions, including domestic and cross-boarder acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. Their advice is frequently sought when structuring a wide variety of public and private company acquisitions, divisive reorganizations, spin-offs, and joint-ventures.
Our lawyers also have experience advising high net worth individuals on trust and estate planning matters. Their trust work includes preparation and advice in connection with domestic family, alter-ego, and joint spousal trusts. They advise non-resident and pre-immigration trusts, as well as “foreign investment entities.”
Should tax litigation be necessary, our lawyers serve as skilled advocates and negotiators for their clients. They have experience with a variety of income tax and GST representation matters, from audit to the tax courts. They are also experienced i voluntary tax disclosure and criminal prosecution representation.
The advice of our lawyers is regularly sought on both PST and GST matters, and they provide skilled representation in disputes involving such matters.