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 is currently serving as the Chair of the Ontario Bar Association Taxation Section Executive.
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.