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Carrie B.E. Smit
Partner

Goodmans LLP

Carrie B.E. Smit, Goodmans LLP

Partner and head of Goodmans Tax Group. Practice focuses on corporate commercial transactions, cross-border mergers, corporate reorganizations, domestic and international debt financings, debt restructurings, and private equity investments. Author of many papers on income tax matters and a frequent speaker at conferences. Named “Toronto Tax Lawyer of the Year” in 2016 and 2018 by The Best Lawyers in Canada and was the recipient of the Best in Tax Award at the 2012 Euromoney Americas’ Women in Business Law Awards. Recognized as a leading tax lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® DirectoryLexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in CanadaThe Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Chambers, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Euromoney, The Legal 500 Canada, The Legal 500’s Tax Directors Handbook 500, Law Business Research’s Who's Who Legal: Canada, and International Tax Review’s Women in Tax Leaders. Appointed a member of the Executive of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the Canadian Bar Association and Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, and a member of the Council of IFA Canada. A former Governor and member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Tax Foundation. LLB, 1990, Gold Medallist; Ontario Bar, 1992.


Year Called to the Bar:1992 (ON)
333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 597-4230
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: csmit@goodmans.ca

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