Christopher R.J. Van Loan

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-2687
Fax: (416) 863-2653

Chris is a partner who practises in the area of tax law at Blake, Cassel & Graydon LLP. Chris provides tax advice on a variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, including financings, corporate reorganizations, acquisitions and divestitures, particularly those involving foreign affiliates and outbound structures. He has also acted for numerous domestic and foreign financial institutions with respect to a wide range of issues, including the taxation of global trading, derivatives, securities lending and other capital market transactions. Chris is recognized as a leading tax lawyer in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2016; The Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisors 2014, World Tax 2011: A Comprehensive Guide to the World's Leading Tax Firms (highly regarded in the taxation of capital market transactions) and Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2011.

Year Called to the Bar:1987 (ON)
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