McCarthy Tétrault Bolsters its Tax Practice in Calgary with Leading Expert Brett Anderson

McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to welcome Brett Anderson as a partner and co-head of the Firm’s National Tax Group in Calgary. Brett is one of Canada’s most prominent corporate tax planning and dispute resolution experts, and has built a strong reputation across the country for his deep technical knowledge and ability to provide creative solutions to clients’ most complex challenges and transactions. He is the former Co-Managing Partner of a prominent tax law firm in Western Canada. Focused on achieving the best results for clients, Brett advises on domestic and cross-border public reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions and international tax matters. This is a strategic addition for the Firm and further elevates McCarthy Tétrault’s profile in the market as a leading Tax Group in Calgary and across Canada.

A senior practitioner, Brett approaches his practice through the lens of clients’ business and legal needs. He has a thorough understanding of the industries in which clients with business interests in Western Canada frequently operate, giving him the unique perspective required to deliver the most customized, industry-focused advice. Brett advises both public and private corporations in the Energy & Infrastructure sector, the Resources sector as well as the Oil & Gas and Retail sectors. He also understands that a swift, effective resolution to a tax dispute is a business imperative for clients. Leveraging his deep knowledge of the tax disputes landscape, Brett provides creative, practical solutions to clients across the entire gamut of tax controversies, including with respect to audits, requests for information, objections, and appeals.

Ranked as a Canadian Lexpert® leading lawyer, Brett is trusted by clients to help shape their business and tax strategies. He is also consistently recognized as a leading tax lawyer by Best Lawyers in Canada and was most recently named in the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

Brett is a brilliant tax advisor who brings a wealth of experience in navigating all aspects of the evolving tax planning and disputes landscape in Canada,” said Raj Juneja, Partner and Head of the Firm’s National Tax Group. “Brett will become co-head of the Firm’s National Tax Group and I look forward to working with him to continue to make Canada’s market leading tax practice even stronger.”

“This is an exciting chapter in my career and I feel that McCarthy Tétrault will be a perfect fit,” said Brett. “I share Raj’s vision for building out our top-tier tax practice, and look forward to working with our incredibly talented team to continue to provide clients with creative and practical advice on their most important and complex tax matters.”

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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