Jeffrey is the practice group leader for the top-tier Blakes Tax Group. He advises a diverse client base on all aspects of income tax planning and tax dispute resolution. He has many years of experience providing strategic tax advice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, inbound and outbound investments, and multi-jurisdictional reorganizations involving Canadian and global corporations and investment funds. Jeffrey also assists clients in managing tax audits and resolving tax disputes at all levels in the audit and appeal process. Jeffrey is widely known and respected by advisers and governmental officials in the Canadian and international tax communities. He is the immediate past Chair of the National Taxation Section of the Canadian Bar Association and immediate past co-Chair of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the Canadian Bar Association and Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. He is also a former governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation. Jeffrey interacts frequently with senior governmental officials in connection with current and proposed tax legislation and administration.