McCarthy Tétrault’s tax practice recognized as "top choice"

Toronto, December 20, 2013 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that the firm’s tax practice, and its practitioners Douglas Cannon and Chia-yi Chua, are recognized in the 2014 edition of Tax Directors Handbook.

The handbook, which highlights the world's premier tax law firms annually, lauded McCarthy Tétrault’s tax expertise with comments such as the following:

  • "Top choice for major deals."
  • "Strong tax litigation capability."
  • "Heavyweight transactional work."
  • "Shines in corporate, finance and energy and natural resources matters."

Mr. Cannon is named as a "strong tax partner with excellent experience in working on major transactions." Mr. Cannon, national head of the Tax Group, advises clients globally, with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border M&A, divestitures, reorganizations and financings.

Mr. Chua is singled out as a "dedicated and highly analytical lawyer." Mr. Chua, head of the firm’s tax litigation team, represents companies in all of Canada’s significant industries, including the financial services, telecommunications, resource, retail, hospitality and transportation sectors.

McCarthy Tétrault’s Tax Group advises clients on a range of tax matters, including corporate tax planning, tax disputes, sales and commodity tax, and trusts and estates planning. The group has considerable experience providing creative and reliable counsel on domestic and international transactions. Its lawyers have served in government and private sector tax departments, and are active in professional bodies, including the International Fiscal Association and the Canadian Tax Foundation.

Tax Directors Handbook 2014, published by Legalese, analyzes the tax practices of law firms in 60 jurisdictions globally. Further information is found on the Tax Directors Handbook website.

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 is well-established in major commercial centres across Canada and in London, UK.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.