David Baxter
Toronto Office & Vancouver Office

David Baxter


David Baxter received his law degree from the University of Toronto and earlier graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from the University of British Columbia. He was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1994.

David’s practice focuses on tax planning for individuals, trusts and corporations in both domestic and international matters, including divisive reorganizations, estate planning, business structuring and sales, life insurance matters, foreign affiliates and cross-border structures. David’s clients include owner-managers, private corporations and public corporations. David also advises non-residents, including persons who plan to immigrate to Canada.

David is a frequent lecturer to tax advisors, professional associations and businesses regarding tax planning matters. He has written numerous papers and articles on a variety of tax planning matters and is the author of business succession courses for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia and Ontario. David has also lectured on tax matters at the University of British Columbia law school.