Education

  • In-Depth Tax Course, Parts I, II and III, 2011
    Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Tax Law for Lawyers, 2010
    Canadian Bar Association
  • LLB, 2006
    Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • BSE, 2001
    Princeton University

Year of Call/Admission

  • Ontario, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Cantonese)

Kevin H. Yip

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Kevin Yip is a partner in the Taxation law practice group. He has expertise in all aspects of domestic and international tax planning, corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, real estate transactions, corporate finance, and executive compensation plans. He regularly advises clients on cross-border transactions and has experience advising non-Canadian investment funds, financial institutions, and technology companies structure investments into Canada. Kevin also advises clients on private company, trust and personal tax planning matters.

Kevin also has experience representing taxpayers in tax audit matters and in disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency and provincial taxation authorities, and acts as counsel in tax litigation matters and administrative law matters dealing with taxation authorities. He has represented taxpayers in proceedings at all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada. Kevin advises a number of charities and non-profit organizations.

Kevin obtained his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario bar in 2007. He graduated from Princeton University with an undergraduate engineering degree in Computer Science and earned certificates in Finance and Engineering Management Systems from Princeton.

Prior to starting his legal career, Kevin was a Quantitative Research associate in the fixed income and foreign exchange desk of a hedge fund in the United States. Kevin completed the Canadian Securities Course (1997) and has been designated a Derivatives Market Specialist (2004) by the Canadian Securities Institute. Kevin has also completed the CICA In-depth Tax Course (2011) and is a regular contributor to GAAR Interpreted: The General Anti-Avoidance Rule.

Membership/Affiliations

  • President, Princeton Alumni Association of Canada
  • Member, Princeton Alumni Council Careers Committee
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, International Fiscal Association