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Kevin Yip Toronto Lawyer

Kevin H. Yip

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2007
Language(s) English, Chinese (Cantonese)
Office(s) Toronto


Kevin Yip has a broad income tax practice with expertise in all aspects of domestic and international tax planning, corporate reorganizations, and mergers and acquisitions. Kevin also regularly assists clients in transfer pricing, real estate transactions, corporate financing and executive compensation plans.

Kevin regularly advises clients on cross-border transactions and has experience advising investment funds, banks, insurance companies, and technology companies structure investments into Canada. Kevin also regularly advises high-net worth families on private company, trust and personal tax planning matters. He has also advised a number of charities and non-profit organizations.

Kevin frequently represents taxpayers in tax audit matters and disputes with both the Canadian Revenue Agency and provincial taxation authorities. He has also acted for clients on tax litigation and administrative law matters. Kevin has represented taxpayers in proceedings at all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada.

Kevin obtained his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. He graduated from Princeton University with an undergraduate engineering degree in Computer Science and with certificates in Finance and Engineering Management Systems.

Before entering law, Kevin was a quantitative research associate in the fixed income and foreign exchange desk of a hedge fund in the United States. He completed the Canadian Securities Course (1999) and was designated a Derivatives Market Specialist (2004) by the Canadian Securities Institute.


Client Work

  • Clubessential Holdings completes the acquisition of CampBrain,
  • IAMGOLD Corporation completes sale of its interest in Rosebel Gold Mines to Zijin Mining for approximately US$360 million in cash and release of US$41 million in liabilities,
  • Silk & Snow Inc. acquired by Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc.,
  • Little Kickers completes sale to Stronger Youth Brands in a transaction creating the largest global franchised youth soccer program,
  • Dignio AS indirectly acquires the assets of AceAge Inc., a Canadian health technology company,
  • Exzell Pharma Inc. announces its sale to Biolab Pharma Ltd.,
  • Anjac SAS acquires Apollo Healthcare Corp.,
  • STERIS sells Renal Business to Evoqua Water Technologies, Ongoing since January 2022
  • Atlas Copco acquires CPC Pumps International Inc.,

Career & Education


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

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Vice-President, Princeton Alumni Association of Canada - Toronto Chapter
  • Past-Chair, Ontario Bar Association Tax Section Executive
  • Member, Young IFA Network Canada Committee
  • Former Member, Canadian Tax Foundation Young Practitioners Steering Committee (Toronto)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, International Fiscal Association
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario


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Speaking Engagements

Speaker Cross Border Tax Considerations for Employers Ontario Legal Conference: Cross Borders, Ontario Bar Association (OBA) location location Toronto, ON
Moderator Taxation Issues for Real Estate Lawyers 2022 Law Society of Ontario location location Toronto, ON
Speaker Fixing Tax Mistakes: What's Left After Fairmont and Collins Family Trust? 2022 Canadian Life & Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) Tax Officers Conference location location Montreal, QC


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