Brian is a partner who advises on a broad range of tax matters for both public and private sector clients, with particular emphasis on cross-border mergers & acquisitions, international tax planning and transfer pricing. He is regularly consulted for his expertise in structuring complex, major transactions, including the first tax-deferred conversion of a mutual fund corporation into a REIT and the first Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificate aircraft financing in Canada. Brian also advises high-net-worth families on trust and estate matters. A tax lecturer at McGill University’s Faculty of Law, Brian advised the Canadian government on e-commerce taxation. He is a former governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation and presently sits on the Canadian Branch Board of the International Fiscal Association. He is also a member of the Lord Reading Law Society. Select Recognition: Chambers Global; Tax Directors Handbook; The Legal 500 Canada; The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada, Trusts and Estates Law Lawyer of the Year, Montréal (2018); Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Tax.