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Seasoned Tax Litigator, Al-Nawaz Nanji, Joins McCarthy Tétrault’s National Tax Group

To help our clients meet their evolving tax needs and effectively and efficiently resolve tax disputes, McCarthy Tétrault welcomes Al-Nawaz Nanji as partner in our National Tax Group in Toronto.

Al-Nawaz brings two decades of experience as a creative and formidable tax advisor and litigator. He has worked with clients in mining, retail, banking and finance, and the power sector, finding innovative ways to resolve their tax disputes.

Having extensive experience dealing with tax authorities at the audit and appeals stages, as well as dealing with the Department of Justice, Al-Nawaz is an experienced and insightful counsel whom clients can trust to achieve favourable outcomes and manage risks. He has particular expertise in income tax and GST/HST, as well as administrative and procedural matters, including protecting privilege. He has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal in tax appeals, as well as the Federal Court for judicial reviews. He also has experience in successfully applying for rectifications in the provincial courts.

“Our National Tax Group has grown considerably this year, with some of the sector’s best lawyers joining us across Canada,” said Raj Juneja, Partner and Co-head of the firm’s National Tax Group. “Al-Nawaz’s exceptional experience as a tax advisor and litigator and his insights into the tax authorities and courts will augment an already outstanding group of practitioners with powerful tax disputes expertise, giving our clients full coverage to better manage their complex tax affairs. We’re all excited to have Al-Nawaz join us.”

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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