Brian’s practice focuses on taxation law, with emphasis on advising owner-manager businesses on tax and related matters, including corporate tax planning and restructuring, succession planning, tax-effective structuring of share/asset sales and acquisitions, personal estate planning, trusts and tax dispute resolution with the Canada Revenue Agency and other taxation authorities. Brian also has significant experience with advising First Nations and their members on tax structuring, including settlement trusts and aboriginal business.
Brian is a former Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation. He was acknowledged by The Best Lawyers in Canada as 2014 Winnipeg Tax “Lawyer of the Year” and is listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2010-2014, in the specialty of Taxation.
- Admitted to the Bar, 1993, Manitoba.
- University of Manitoba (B.Sc., 1989, LL.B., 1992).
- Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (In-Depth Tax Course, Parts I, II and III).