Christian Meighen Joins McCarthy Tétrault’s Tax Practice
January 17, 2011
Montréal, January 17, 2011 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that Christian Meighen has joined the firm as a partner in the tax practice. Mr. Meighen specializes in tax law, particularly related to mergers, acquisitions, and national and international corporate reorganizations and restructurings.
Having acted for large Canadian corporations on mergers and acquisitions and advised on important cross-border transactions, Mr. Meighen will work closely with other tax partners based in the Montréal office including Frédéric Harvey, Guy Gagnon and Ylang Ha, further enhancing this capable team.
"The transactional landscape is complex. Our clients are involved in domestic, cross-border and multijurisdictional transactions where taxation issues are at the forefront and often can make or break the deal," said Frédéric Harvey, Senior Partner and Tax Group liaison for the Québec region. "Christian’s areas of expertise make him an excellent and timely addition to our team because of his exceptional experience in providing tax and strategic advice in these complex transactions."
"I could not ask for a more exciting opportunity than to join a team that is regarded so highly by clients and colleagues alike," said Mr. Meighen. "Together, we will apply our broad experience and knowledge to solving the tax challenges faced by the firm’s wide range of clients."
Mr. Meighen has lectured at the HEC Montréal, Law Faculty of Université de Montréal in the Master of Laws (taxation) program since 2003. He has authored or co-authored articles and presentations for Lexpert and the annual conference of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF). Mr. Meighen is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, a member of the APFF, and a member of the Canadian Bar Association.
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