Leonard A. Glass - Lawson Lundell LLP

Leonard A. Glass

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015

Len’s practice focuses on taxation including both income and commodity taxation. He advises both private and public clients primarily on transactional and corporate reorganization matters. A large part of Len’s practice involves working for clients that carry on business outside of Canada. For these clients, Len designs tax efficient structures including utilizing appropriate vehicles and transfer pricing methodologies. He also provides advice to Canadian pension plans in connection with their acquisitions and divestments both inside and outside of Canada.

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Experience — Advisor to major western Canadian public sector pension plans and government investment entities with respect to investments in various domestic and international private equity funds and direct investments
  • Advisor to sponsors of various Western Canada based private equity and venture capital funds in relation to the tax structuring and formation of those funds
  • Advisor to Canadian listed Australian mining corporations in respect of their worldwide mining acquisitions
  • Advisor to both issuing corporations and underwriters with respect to various public offering of securities
  • Structure and advise in connection with public company spin-outs and spin-offs
  • Structure run-of-the-river Hydro-electric project
  • Advisor to industry in respect of British Columbia’s new carbon tax
  • Tax advisor to a recreational property developer in connection with waterfront developments
  • Drafted and structured deferred compensation arrangements, including stock option and share appreciation rights for non-resident clients acquiring Canadian businesses
  • University of Manitoba BA 1984University of TorontoLL.B 1989
    Canadian Tax FoundationInternational Fiscal Association

    Office Location

    Cathedral Place, Suite 1600
    925 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, BC V6C 3L2

    Practice Areas

    Tax Law

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