199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-2457
Fax: (416) 863-2653
E-mail: paul.stepak@blakes.com

Paul Stepak is a partner who practises in the area of corporate income tax at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, with emphasis on cross-border transactions. He advises on domestic and cross-border income tax planning, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, private equity investment, financing, and the taxation of mutual funds, partnerships and other investment vehicles. Paul is a past chair of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the Ontario Bar Association. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA), the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF). Paul was a country reporter for Canada for the 2015 IFA Congress in Basel, Switzerland. He has written articles and spoken at different venues including for IFA, the CTF, the OBA and International Tax Review. He is recognized as a leading tax practitioner in Chambers Canada and as a stand-out lawyer in Acritas Stars. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2001. Obtained JD from the University of Toronto in 1999; MBA from the University of Toronto in 1999; and BA (Economics) from the University of Western Ontario in 1995.

Year Called to the Bar:2001 (ON)
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