Ian Gamble
Vancouver Office

Ian Gamble


Ian Gamble is tax counsel in Canada. He represents public and private clients in the mining, forestry, telecommunications, oil & gas, energy, real estate, and marine sectors. His extensive corporate, business, and international tax experience of over 30 years includes cross-border structures and financing arrangements, foreign affiliates, mergers and acquisitions, flow-through shares, partnership and trust structures, tax opinions, executive compensation, cross-border withholding taxes, natural resource levies, CRA audit defense, and tax litigation.


  • Cross-border structures and financing
  • Foreign affiliates
  • M&A transactions
  • Flow-through shares
  • Partnership and trust structures
  • Tax opinions
  • Executive compensation
  • Cross-border withholding taxes
  • Natural resource levies
  • CRA audit defense
  • Tax litigation


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

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Co-Author, The Foreign Affiliate Rules (Wolters Kluwer)
  • Author, Taxation of Canadian Mining (Carswell)
  • Former Editor-in-Chief, International Tax Journal and Resource Sector Taxation Journal (Federated Press)
  • Former adjunct professor of corporate and international tax, Faculty and School of Law, University of British Columbia
  • Contributor to tax-related publications and conferences
  • Former member Executive Committee and Board of Governors, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Former member of International Fiscal Association
  • Called to the Bar in British Columbia and Ontario