155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5505
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: [email protected]

A senior tax partner with extensive domestic and international tax knowledge, John advises on the tax aspects of domestic and international business ventures for significant public and private companies in Canada, the United States, and Europe, with a focus on the real estate industry. He is lead adviser to a number of Canadian-based multinational groups on the tax structuring of their global investments and is trusted by many Canadian public and private real estate companies, REITs, funds, and other multinationals. John is a pioneer in the establishment of cross-border REITs. He frequently advises international funds and corporations on investing in Canada. John co-edited Essays on Tax Treaties: A Tribute to David A. Ward, is the co-author of Ward’s Tax Law and Planning, and is a contributor to Taxation of Companies on Capital Gains on Shares under Domestic Law, EU Law and Tax Treaties. Select Recognition: Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; Tax Directors Handbook TDH250The Legal 500 CanadaThe Best Lawyers in CanadaWho’s Who Legal: CanadaWho’s Who Legal: Corporate Tax.

Year Called to the Bar:1980 (ON)
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