Jerald is known as one of Canada’s leading tax lawyers, with an established track record of developing sophisticated solutions that guide clients through their most challenging and complex tax matters.
Head of the firm’s Tax Practice, Jerald gives clients strategic tax counsel across business transactions and financings. His work includes domestic and international corporate tax planning, with an emphasis on complex, large-scale and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and corporate finance. He has significant experience advising domestic and international financial institutions.
Jerald regularly works with clients on Canadian and cross-border acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings, and inbound and outbound investments and multinational group structures. He also brings a wealth of tax experience to the structuring and issuance of various financial instruments and other capital markets activity.
|2016-2023||Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in tax|
|2013-2022||Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in tax|
|2015-2023||The Legal 500—Leading lawyer in tax|
|2019-2023||World Tax—Tax leading advisor|
|2006-2023||Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in tax law|
|2011-2023||Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate tax|
|2002-2022||The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate tax and derivative instruments|
|2006-2022||Who’s Who Legal—Global Elite Thought Leader in corporate tax (a recognition given to fewer than 5% of all lawyers ranked by Who’s Who Legal), Global and National leading lawyer in corporate tax|