Mark Kirkey Partner


Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 613-786-8688

Fax: +1 613-788-3407

Email: mark.kirkey@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa



Mark Kirkey

Mark Kirkey is a partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, practising in the Transfer Pricing and Competent Authority Group. Working in conjunction with the firm's Tax Group, Mark helps organizations optimize their global tax position and reduce exposure to unfavourable audit assessments through proper tax planning and implementation strategies.

Working with clients, Mark develops strategic and defensible transfer pricing policies to reduce their level of audit controversy and maximize tax positions. His transfer pricing experience encompasses a broad range of industries including automotive, oil & gas, financial services, retail and computer services. Mark assists clients to draft transfer pricing documentation, prepare and file Advanced Pricing Agreements and provides knowledgeable defence to audits initiated by the Canada Revenue Agency.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Mark was a senior analyst for the Canada Revenue Agency's International Tax Directorate. During his tenure with the CRA, he worked on over 100 Competent Authority cases and numerous Advanced Pricing Agreements.