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Leading International Tax Advisor Drew Morier Joins McCarthy Tétrault

To help clients navigate the complex cross-border tax landscape, McCarthy Tétrault welcomes market-leading tax advisor Drew Morier to the firm’s National Tax Group. He will be based in both Toronto and Calgary.

With more than 20 years of experience advising on cross-border M&A, financing, corporate reorganization and restructuring transactions, Drew brings trusted, strategic tax advice to both international clients and some of Canada’s largest multinational corporations. Drew is well known as one of Canada’s leading international tax advisors.

Drew’s extensive experience advising clients spans some of the most important sectors of the Canadian economy including the private equity, mining, energy, real estate, and financial services sectors. His industry knowledge and pragmatic, commercial approach allow him to deliver tailored advice that is in lockstep with clients’ strategic business objectives. With his unrivalled depth of understanding of the ever-changing international tax environment, Drew develops innovative and tax-efficient structures.

“With tax laws across the globe being inherently complex and constantly evolving, clients need access to strategic counsel who can help them stay competitive,” said Raj Juneja, Co-Head of McCarthy Tétrault’s National Tax Group. “Drew has built a strong reputation among Canada’s leading international tax planning experts. He is the perfect complement to our already market-leading national tax practice. We are thrilled to have him join our firm.”

At the forefront of tax law developments, Drew has recently been adjunct professor of international taxation at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and frequently speaks and writes about current tax issues.

McCarthy Tétrault’s National Tax Group is distinguished by the range and depth of its capabilities. In addition to Drew, we have recruited several creative and well-recognized practitioners in the last five years, allowing us to expand and deepen our offering across Canada to provide clients with the full range of advisory, transactional and litigation services.

McCarthy Tétrault’s tax expertise and knowledge of Canada’s tax regime are widely recognized. Our team is distinguished by its winning combination of exceptional experience in tax planning and tax disputes, making us a formidable presence in the courtroom and the boardroom. Helping clients navigate the tax aspects of domestic and cross-border public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, financings and securitizations, and other transactions, we bring clarity and pragmatism to complicated tax issues that could otherwise derail business goals. We also guide clients through the entire gamut of tax controversies, from audits, requests for information and objections to searches and seizures and appeals. In working with us, clients gain a team with experience on some of the most complex tax issues and precedent-setting cases across the country. Learn more about our Tax Practice.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, providing strategic and industry-focused advice and solutions for Canadian and international interests. The Firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the Firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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