Lawyer Profile Detail



Brian C. Pel

TITLE

Counsel

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Sales & Commodity Taxes
Tax
Tax Disputes

OFFICE

Toronto

DIRECT LINE

E-MAIL

[email protected]

V-CARD

LAW SCHOOL

McGill University

BAR ADMISSION

Ontario, 1987




Biography

Brian Pel is counsel in our Tax Group in Toronto. His practice is limited to commodity and non-income taxes and levies, including goods and services tax, provincial sales tax, motive fuel taxes, carbon taxes, excise taxes, excise duty, tobacco tax and land transfer tax. Mr. Pel has also advised on numerous e-commerce, outsourcing and internet-related taxation issues and takes an active interest in technology matters. He has appeared for clients on tax matters in the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and in the Federal Court of Canada.

Mr. Pel holds graduate degrees from the University of Toronto and the London School of Economics. He received his LLB from McGill University and was called to the Ontario bar in 1987.

Mr. Pel is a founding member of the Editorial Board of the CCH Canadian GST and Commodity Tax Reporter and frequently contributes commentary to that publication. He was a co-recipient of the CICA Commodity Tax Symposium’s Normand Guérin Award in 2002. He appears in the current edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, a guide to the leading law firms and practitioners in Canada, as a leading lawyer in the area of commodity tax/customs.

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McCarthy Tétrault delivers integrated business law, tax, real property, labour and employment, and litigation services nationally and globally through offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montréal, Québec City, as well as in New York City and London, UK.
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