Kalev is an associate at KPMG Law in our Vancouver office. He practices in the areas of corporate domestic and cross-border tax law, with a particular focus on sales and commodity tax, customs and international trade, inbound/outbound transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganizations. Kalev advises domestic and foreign entities operating in the natural resource and real estate industries as well as charitable and not-for-profit organizations.
Kalev’s practice also includes representing taxpayers throughout tax audits and tax disputes.
Prior to joining KPMG Law, Kalev practiced in the tax group of a national Canadian law firm, served as judicial law clerk with the Tax Court of Canada and interned with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration.
Kalev is fluent in English and French.
Co-author: Reaffirming the Sham Doctrine, (2019) 9:2 Canadian Tax Focus 17.
Co-author: Quebec Taxpayers Take Note: Timely Disclosure of Nominee Agreements Now Required, Blakes Bulletin on Tax, May 31, 2019.
Contributor: Inbound Investment, in Report of Proceedings of the Seventieth Tax Conference, 2018 Conference Report (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation,2019), 17:1-55.
LL.M. in Taxation, University of British Columbia, 2015 – 2016
B.C.L. and LL.B., McGill University, 2011 – 2015
B.A. (Hons.) Sociology, Concordia University (Graduated with distinction)
Canadian Bar Association
International Fiscal Association
Canadian Tax Foundation