Vern Krishna, QC, CM, FRSC, LLD, FCGA
Vern Krishna is tax counsel at TaxChambers LLP & Professor of Common Law at the University of Ottawa. Prof. Krishna is a national expert in the area of tax, the author of over 17 texts in domestic & international tax, & financial skills. His texts, Fundamentals of Canadian Income Tax, volumes 1 (Personal Tax) & 2 (Corporate Tax), published by Thomson Reuters, are considered the leading texts in Canadian tax law. Professor Krishna is listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Best Lawyers in Canada. His practice comprises tax litigation & dispute resolution, international tax, tax planning & wealth management. He acts as counsel in income tax matters, representing corporate & individual clients with the CRA. He has significant experience litigating tax disputes in all courts. As one of Canada’s leading legal tax scholars, Prof. Krishna has made remarkable contributions to the legal profession. He is a member of the Order of Canada & Queen’s Counsel, a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal & the Governor General’s 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada & the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. He is mentioned in Who’s Who Legal: Canada. Called to the Bar: 1978 (NS); 1981 (AB); 1983 (ON).
Year Called to the Bar:
1981 (AB); 1983 (ON)