McCarthy Tétrault Continues to Reinforce Tax Expertise with Tax Planning and Dispute Resolution Expert Matthew Kraemer

In another significant addition, McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to welcome Matthew Kraemer as a partner in the firm’s National Tax Group. Based in Calgary, Matthew has developed a leading reputation throughout Western Canada for his technical expertise and deeply practical, solution-oriented approach to client service. A corporate tax planning and dispute resolution expert, Matthew advises clients on all aspects of tax law, in particular corporate tax law planning, domestic and cross-border public reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions and tax disputes. Matthew is the latest in a series of strategic additions to our Tax Group, all of which bolster McCarthy Tétrault’s already strong profile in the market as the leading National Tax Practice in Western Canada and throughout the country.

Clients appreciate that Matthew truly knows their business inside and out. A skilled negotiator and strategic advisor, he routinely develops innovative, tax-efficient structures to help public and private corporations achieve their objectives. Matthew also has a deep knowledge of the industries which are important to many clients operating in Western Canada, including the Energy & Infrastructure sector, the Oil & Gas sector, the Resources sector, the Technology sector and the Real Estate sector. This gives him the unique insights required to develop tailored solutions to clients’ most novel, industry-specific challenges.

A steadfast client advocate, Matthew is known for helping clients resolve contentious tax matters creatively, quickly and efficiently. When a dispute arises with tax authorities such as the Canada Revenue Agency, Matthew leverages his thorough understanding of the rules and compliance requirements to help clients achieve the most favourable outcome.

“Matthew joining us further reinforces our firm’s position as a top-tier National Tax Practice in Canada,” said Brett Anderson, Partner and Co-Head of the Firm’s National Tax Group. “Matthew’s strong technical expertise and solution-oriented approach will be highly valued by our clients. Together with the recent additions of myself in Calgary and Randy Schwartz in Toronto, bringing Matthew to our already incredibly talented national team sends a strong signal to the market that we are the go-to advisor for clients’ most significant 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.


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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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