Jeffrey is the Practice Group Leader for the Blakes Tax group. His practice focuses on all aspects of income tax planning, including cross-border mergers & acquisitions, inbound and outbound investments, multi-jurisdictional reorganizations, and the taxation of REITs and investment funds. Jeffrey also represents taxpayers at all levels in the tax audit and appeal process. He writes and speaks frequently in numerous venues, including the Canadian Tax Foundation, the International Fiscal Association, the American Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association and the International Tax Review. Jeffrey is an active member of several committees and organizations, including the Joint Committee on Taxation of the Canadian Bar Association and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and the Lex Mundi Tax Practice Group. He also serves as vice chair of the National Taxation Section of Canadian Bar Association and as a Governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation. He is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in all major legal directories and ranking publications.