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McCarthy Tétrault Reinforces Corporate Tax Planning and Dispute Resolution Expertise With New Partner Len Nesbitt

March 20, 2023 – To meet clients’ evolving tax needs, McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to welcome senior tax practitioner Len Nesbitt as a partner in our National Tax Group in Toronto.

Len has built a strong reputation as an experienced legal advisor in the taxation of capital markets transactions, complex financial instruments and the taxation of financial institutions. Len’s addition further reinforces McCarthy Tétrault’s national, multidisciplinary tax expertise.

Len has extensive experience advising banks and broker-dealers on client-facing capital markets transactions and hedging strategies. Len has also acted as tax advisor on numerous deals for issuers and underwriters related to equity and debt offerings by banks and insurers.

Beyond tax planning, Len has provided technical tax input and advice to Canadian banks and broker-dealers on tax audits by the Canada Revenue Agency and tax litigation matters.

“The tax landscape in Canada’s financial services sector is complex and evolving,” said Raj Juneja, Partner and Co-Head of the firm’s National Tax Group. “Along with our already exceptional tax team, Len brings a deep understanding the tax framework applicable to clients’ businesses, helping them stay competitive. Len is a perfect complement to our group and I’m thrilled to have him join.”   

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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