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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6
Canada

Work Department

Tax

Position

Raj has more than 19 years’ experience navigating clients through evolving tax environments in foreign and domestic markets. Raj is an advisor that provides creative solutions in a way clients can understand and is one of Canada’s most prominent tax lawyers. Raj plays an integral role in many of Canada’s largest transactions.

He develops creative solutions for complex tax problems and works closely with leading private and public companies, pension funds and private equity firms on all aspects of their domestic and international tax planning. His experience crosses industries and borders, and includes corporate finance, capital markets, REITs, private equity, hedge funds, derivatives, domestic and cross-border reorganizations and mergers and acquisitions. Raj is the principal tax adviser to many leading Canadian companies.

Career

Alberta, 2002; Ontario 2004.

Memberships

Canadian Tax Foundation and the International Fiscal Association.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Tax

(Hall of Fame)

Raj JunejaMcCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault‘s tax practice has grown extensively in recent years, and the firm continues to invest in its national offering. Among its recent hires, in July 2021 it added new department co-head Brett Anderson in Calgary who he joined from Felesky Flynn LLP. The team also welcomed Stefanie Dewey from Baker McKenzie in January 2022 who joins in Toronto. Transactional specialist Raj Juneja spearheads the group and recently acted alongside Anderson to advise Newcrest Mining on the tax aspects of its agreement to acquire Pretium Resources for C$3.5bn. Other recommended names on the transactional tax side include Gabrielle Richards, counsel Douglas Cannon and increasingly prominent ‘technical superstarJeff Oldewening, all of whom are in Toronto. Additionally, the team draws on seasoned tax litigators Robert Kopstein, who splits his practice between Calgary and Vancouver, and senior counsel Chia-Yi Chua in Toronto.