Ian Gamble
Vancouver Office

Ian Gamble

(604) 602-4290

Ian Gamble is a well-known corporate and international tax lawyer in Canada.  Mr. Gamble represents several corporate clients including those engaged in the mining, forestry, telecommunications, oil and gas, energy, and real estate sectors. His extensive corporate and international tax experience includes advising on transactions, providing corporate tax opinions and analysis, responding to complex federal and provincial tax audit issues, and resolving significant tax disputes through administrative or court appeals.



  • Advising on tax-effective transactions and reorganizations
  • Providing corporate tax analysis and opinions
  • Advising on taxation of executive compensation
  • Assisting with complex Canada Revenue Agency tax audit issues
  • Navigating significant tax disputes through administrative or court appeals


  • McGill University, Bachelor of Science (1981 – 1985); Honors in Psychology
  • University of British Columbia, Bachelor of Laws (1985 – 1988); Prize in Corporate Taxation
  • Articles, Stikeman Elliott, Toronto, Ontario (1988 – 1989)

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Author of textbook Taxation of Canadian Mining (Carswell) – cited with approval by the Supreme Court of Canada in Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. v. The Queen
  • Former Editor-in-Chief of the International Tax Planning Journal (Federated Press) and the Resource Taxation Journal (Federated Press)
  • Former Adjunct Professor of Corporate Taxation at the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia
  • Regular contributor to tax-related publications and conferences on corporate taxation in Canada
  • Member of the Board of Governors of the Canadian Tax Foundation and appointed to the Executive Committee of the Board
  • Member of the International Fiscal Association
  • Member of the British Columbia Bar and the Ontario Bar