McCarthy Tétrault Adds Industry Expert Mike Hegedus to Its Leading National Tax Practice in Calgary

Calgary, May 17, 2021 – McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to welcome Mike Hegedus as a Partner in the firm’s National Tax Group in Calgary, giving clients access to yet another astute tax advisor. This strategic addition elevates McCarthy Tétrault’s tax transactional and dispute resolution strength across industry lines in Calgary and solidifies the firm’s profile as Canada’s leading tax group.

Widely regarded as one of Western Canada’s most prominent tax planning and dispute resolution experts, Mike brings over two decades of experience in developing innovative tax planning structures for clients’ most complex issues. Mike has deeply rooted expertise in helping clients navigate tax matters that intersect with the resource industry (oil & gas, mining), and the related services industries (pipelines, well services, seismic brokerage), petrochemical industries, real estate, technology and manufacturing. He routinely guides clients through mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, international tax matters, reorganizations of public and private corporations, corporate tax planning, dispute resolution with taxation authorities, flow-through shares, and federal goods and services tax.

Mike’s background as both a qualified Chartered Professional Accountant and lawyer informs his unique understanding of the Canadian tax environment and the wide range of issues that can arise.

“Mike is a brilliant tax advisor, and he will prove invaluable to our clients,” said Raj Juneja, Partner and Head of the Firm’s National Tax Group. “He has a thorough understanding of the industries in which many of our Western Canadian clients frequently operate and his addition bolsters our already strong presence in the Calgary market, and adds even more depth to our already strong National Tax Group. With his track record of resolving clients’ most novel challenges, Mike is the perfect complement to our fully integrated, leading national team of tax disputes and tax planning experts.”

McCarthy Tétrault’s tax expertise and knowledge of Canada’s tax regime is widely recognized. Our team is distinguished by its winning combination of exceptional experience in tax law planning and in 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. Our expertise encompasses the entire gamut of tax controversies, concerning audits, requests for information, objections, 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. To learn more about our Tax Practice, click here.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments 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, UK.

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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