Justin Kutyan is KPMG Law LLP's Senior Partner and National Leader, bringing 13 years of experience of successfully litigating tax cases to the role as the head of the firm. Justin has extensive experience in trial advocacy and is well-versed in strategic and tactical courtroom skills, which give him an exceptional ability to win trials and deliver excellent outcomes for his clients. Prior to joining KPMG, Justin served as Crown Counsel in the Tax Law Services section of the Department of Justice and at a leading national Canadian law firm. At KPMG Law LLP, Justin has successfully resolved disputes involving a wide range of income tax, GST/HST, and customs issues. He has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada, Canadian International Trade Tribunal, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Federal Court, and Federal Court of Appeal, and has familiarity navigating the audit and appeals process with the Canada Revenue Agency. He has also assisted on cases before the Supreme Court of Canada. A passionate litigator, Justin has been recognized for his ability to fashion creative arguments and his determination to push the boundaries of conventional thinking.