Gowlings took home top honours in the Canada Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year category at the 2015 International Tax Review (ITR) Americas Tax Awards last week in New York City. The firm was recognized for its unparalleled expertise in transfer pricing, strong commitment to client service and leading industry work, and was also shortlisted for the Americas Tax Restructuring Deal of the Year category.
"Receiving the Canada Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year award for the third time in five years is a tremendous achievement for our transfer pricing team," said Dale Hill, leader of Gowlings' Transfer Pricing Group. "It recognizes our unwavering commitment to achieving the highest possible standards of expertise, service and value - which our clients can expect from every tax professional at Gowlings."
Held annually, the ITR Americas Tax Awards recognize the expertise of both North and South American firms and in-house teams for excellence in tax and transfer pricing work completed throughout the year. In selecting nominees, ITR considers the quality of each firm's tax work, as well as its reputation and client base.
The Gowlings Tax Group is the sole Canadian member of Taxand, an award-winning global network of top-tier tax advisers from independent firms in 50 countries. Delivering responsive, creative and practical tax advice to Canadian and multinational clients, Gowlings has leading practices in income tax, international tax planning, transfer pricing, Aboriginal tax, executive compensation, indirect tax and customs, and tax dispute resolution.
Gowlings is one of Canada's largest full-service law firms, with over 700 legal professionals. The firm recently announced that it is joining forces with Wragge Lawrence Graham and Co, a top U.K.-based law firm, to create a new international legal practice called Gowling WLG.
When it launches in January 2016, Gowling WLG will have more than 1,400 professionals in 18 cities across Canada, the U.K., Europe, Asia and the Middle East. It will provide clients with world-class legal expertise and multi-jurisdictional support in key global sectors, and will be home to one of the world's premier intellectual property practices.
Jamal Hejazi and Ash Gupta at the
ITR Americas Tax Awards