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McCarthy Tétrault Reinforces Corporate and Personal Tax Planning Expertise With New Partner Mike Dolson

June 19, 2023 – McCarthy Tétrault welcomes partner Mike Dolson to our National Tax Group in Toronto. Mike is a strategic tax planning advisor who designs innovative, tax-efficient structures for high net worth individuals and large private corporations.  

With an emphasis on corporate, personal and international tax planning, Mike has built a reputation for solving clients’ most complex tax challenges. He also advises public corporations, First Nations and public sector entities on the entire gamut of domestic and international tax planning matters in the real estate, health care, technology and manufacturing industries.

Mike leverages his in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the Income Tax Act (Canada) to help high net worth clients preserve and maximize their assets while minimizing the tax burden. He advises on the tax aspects of estate planning, working closely with wills & estates and trust lawyers, investment counsellors and other trusted advisors. Mike also brings a deep understanding of cross-border business structures and the international tax landscape.

“Clients including high net worth individuals in Canada and the U.S. must navigate inherently complex tax regimes in order to safeguard and maximize their assets,” said Raj Juneja, Partner and Co-Head of McCarthy Tétrault’s National Tax Group. “Mike’s specialized expertise and unique ability to synthesize convoluted tax issues into actionable insights will be invaluable to clients. He is the perfect complement to our incredibly strong National Tax team and we are thrilled to have him join.”

Mike is ranked by Canadian Lexpert® and The Best Lawyers in Canada™ as a leading tax lawyer and was named the Best Lawyers® 2022 Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Edmonton. He currently serves as a Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the International Fiscal Association.

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. 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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