Corrado Cardarelli

Corrado Cardarelli

Toronto: 416.865.7386
Fax 416.865.7380


LLB, 1981
University of Toronto
BSc, 1978
University of Toronto

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1983


Corrado specializes in corporate, partnership, trust, foreign and general business taxation. His practice largely involves structuring domestic, cross-border, and international business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, financings, reorganizations and other business restructurings. He has extensive experience in structuring collective investment vehicles with domestic, tax-exempt and foreign investors, including REITs and structured products, many of which have involved Canadian and U.S. cross-border aspects.

Corrado was instrumental in designing Canadian income funds, cross-border income funds and analogous products, including U.S. income securities products. Corrado is repeatedly recognized as one of Canada’s leading tax lawyers by the industry’s top legal directories and guides to legal talent.

Representative Work

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Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in tax (2016-2022)

Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in tax (2008-2021)

The Legal 500 Canada—Leading lawyer in tax (2019-2021)

World Tax—Tax Leader (2020-2021)

Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in tax law (2006-2022)

Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in corporate tax (2017-2021); investment funds and asset management (2007-2021)

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in corporate tax (2007-2021)

Who’s Who Legal—Leading Canadian lawyer in corporate tax (2019-2020)

Lexpert/Thomson Reuters’ Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada—Most Frequently Recommended lawyer in tax (2018)



Professional Involvement

Corrado has been an instructor in tax and corporate law at the Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admission Course and is a frequent speaker on tax matters at conferences, in particular, the Canadian Tax Foundation’s annual conference.