Robert MacRae

Robert MacRae
DIRECT LINE: 604 408 5618
DIRECT FAX: 604 408 5648
EMAIL: rmacrae@htln.com
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Law Practice

Bob is a principal of HTL&N. He has represented individuals and corporations, both domestic and foreign, on matters involving taxation, primarily income tax. His practice includes planning and organization of significant commercial transactions, syndications, public offerings, corporate reorganizations, personal and estate planning. As well, his practice includes the representation of taxpayers before the Canadian revenue authorities including the conduct of various forms of tax appeals. He has successfully conducted defenses against criminal charges under the Income Tax Act and has conducted numerous civil tax appeals on behalf of both taxpayers and the Crown. His practice also includes the negotiation and resolution of tax claims.

From 1974 to 1981, Bob was counsel for the Department of Justice dealing exclusively with income tax matters. From 1981 to 2003, he practiced with Campney & Murphy, serving as a partner from 1983. He served as managing partner of that firm, responsible for its overall business. From 2003 to 2006, he was Associate Counsel with Miller Thomson. He enjoys an AV peer review rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest level awarded.

Professional Activities

Bob is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Tax Federation. He has spoken at various meetings and seminars of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Canadian Bar Association and has taught law and taxation to various accounting students.

Education

University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Laws (1971)
University of Winnipeg, Bachelor of Arts in Economics (1968)

Bar Admission

British Columbia (1972)