William S. (Bill) Maclagan
Managing Partner

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3
Phone: (604) 631-3336
Fax: (604) 631-3309
E-mail: bill.maclagan@blakes.com
 
 
 

Bill is involved in all aspects of income and commodity taxation, including goods and services tax, transfer pricing, and provincial taxation. He practises in both the taxation planning and tax litigation fields, with an emphasis on corporate taxation, in particular transactional advice, mergers & acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, structuring infrastructure projects, and public-private partnerships. Bill has extensive experience in providing tax and structuring advice to private and public companies and investment funds in respect of shareholders agreements, partnership and limited partnership agreements, joint venture arrangements, and other complex commercial arrangements. Bill has also had significant involvement in the mining sector, including acting on mergers and acquisitions, spin-outs, split-up transactions, metal streaming transactions, royalty transactions and financings.


Year Called to the Bar:1987 (BC)
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