155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5505
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: julmer@dwpv.com
 
 
 

A senior tax partner with extensive domestic and international tax knowledge, John advises on the tax aspects of domestic and international business ventures for significant public and private companies in Canada, the United States and Europe, with a focus on the real estate industry. He is lead adviser to a number of Canadian-based multinational groups on the tax structuring of their global investments and is trusted by many Canadian public and private real estate companies, REITs, funds and other multinationals. John is a pioneer in the establishment of cross-border REITs. He frequently advises international funds and corporations on investing in Canada. The co-editor of Essays on Tax Treaties: A Tribute to David A. Ward, John is also co-author of Ward’s Tax Law and Planning and a contributor to Taxation of Companies on Capital Gains on Shares under Domestic Law, EU Law and Tax Treaties. Select Recognition: Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; Tax Directors Handbook’s TDH250; The Legal 500 Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal Canada; Who’s Who Legal Corporate Tax; Expert Guides’ Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers; Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating.


Year Called to the Bar:1980 (ON)
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