Ian Gamble
Vancouver Office

Ian Gamble

(604) 602-4290

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 includes cross-border structures and financing arrangements, foreign affiliates, mergers and acquisitions, partnership and trust structures, tax opinions, executive compensation, withholding taxes, CRA audit defense, and tax litigation.



  • Cross-border structures and financing
  • Foreign affiliates
  • M&A transactions
  • Partnership and trust structures
  • Tax opinions
  • Executive compensation
  • CRA audit defense
  • Tax litigation


  • 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