Torys has "a strong tax group in support of the major transactions the firm works on," reports Chambers Global 2011.
Highlights include acting for IESI-BFC on its merger with Waste Services, a deal that created North America's third-largest solid waste management company. Other notable clients are Thomson Reuters, Sears Canada and Bank of Montreal.
- Corrado Cardarelli is recognised for his income trusts work and is "particularly deft in cross-border matters." He represented Quad/Graphics in its proposed acquisition of World Color Press, a transaction that established North America's second-largest printer by sales.
- James Welkoff has "an excellent grasp of Canadian tax issues." His clients include Manulife Financial, Brookfield Properties and Fairfax Financial Holdings.
- John Unger has "substantial experience with tax concerning capital markets matters, including REITs, securitisation, and debt and equity offerings, and is rated for his technical dexterity and client rapport."