Corrado Cardarelli, James Welkoff and John Unger are among Canada's top-ranked tax lawyers in Chambers & Partners' Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide 2010.
Torys' tax team is particularly experienced in M&A tax matters. It assisted International Petroleum Investment in its acquisition of NOVA Chemicals' outstanding common shares, an arrangement valued at US$2.3 billion. Other clients include Thomson Reuters, Bank of Montreal and Sears Canada.
- Corrado Cardarelli is praised as intelligent and responsive by peers. He is skilled in corporate tax issues and handles income trust matters, including REITs.
- James Welkoff is "very detail-oriented – he's not afraid to get to grips with the more difficult, complex technicalities." He covers corporate finance, M&A and international transactions.
- John Unger is noted by peers for his "superior knowledge and fair-minded objectivity."