40 King St W, Suite 5800, Scotia Plaza, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1990 (ON)
David Tang practices municipal/planning and charities/not-for-profit law, often where those two disciplines intersect. David provides a full range of advice to charities and not-for-profits. With a particular expertise in religious organizations and structuring relationships between Canadian and international charities, David excels in providing practical governance advice. David’s unique focus includes helping charities redevelop land and advising on joint ventures with commercial developers which both preserve their exempt status and work practically. David provides strategy and advice to landowners and appears regularly before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal and the courts. He proactively advises on property taxes, including exemptions for charities. David enjoys exploring and challenging the extent of municipal powers as exercised through by-laws and enforcement activities. He has helped configure entities for purposes such as energy generation/distribution and housing and structured relationships between not-for-profit or charitable organizations and municipalities to advance societal purposes. David has taught or lectured at post-secondary institutions, served on the Boards of or volunteered with many charities, including Intervarsity Christian Fellowship of Canada.