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 Alan Kenigsberg - Cross-border tax lawyer

Alan Kenigsberg

Partner, Tax

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.6659



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2001


Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.

University of Toronto, B.A. (Hons)


Alan is a partner in the firm’s Tax Group. His practice focuses on planning and advising clients with respect to commodity taxation (including Goods and Services Tax, Harmonized Sales Tax and provincial sales taxes), customs, import/export controls, excise taxes, fuel taxes, cross-border taxation issues and transfer pricing. In addition to tax planning and advising clients on starting businesses and carrying on business in Canada, Alan’s practice encompasses tax dispute resolution, negotiating voluntary disclosures for clients (sales tax, customs and export controls), obtaining export permits, providing client training seminars on sales tax issues, customs issues, and export controls and compliance, and conducting customs and North America Free Trade Agreement compliance audits.

  • KANATA Energy Group

    KANATA in its joint venture with TAQA North to expand the Valhalla Facility

  • TD Bank

    TD Bank in connection with Air Canada’s acquisition of Aimia Canada

  • Regis Corporation

    Regis Corporation in connection with its sale and subsequent franchise of substantially all of its mall-based salons in Canada.

  • ConocoPhillips

    ConocoPhillips in connection with its agreement to sell its interest in the Clyden oil sands to Imperial Oil and ExxonMobil Canada for approximately $751 million.

  • Find More


  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2017-2019: Commodity Tax/Customs
  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, 2017-2018: Commodity Tax/Customs
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2015-2016: Commodity Tax/Customs
  • The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, 2017: Commodity Tax/Customs

Legal 500

  • The Legal 500: Recommended Lawyer, Tax Law

Best Lawyers

  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Tax Law

International Tax Review

  • International Tax Review: Indirect Tax Leaders, 2015-2019: recognized as a Highly Regarded lawyer

GST Leaders Forum

  • GST Leaders Forum (by invitation only)

  • Chair, Canadian Bar Association: National Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade Section
  • Executive Committee, American Bar Association: State and Local Tax Section, and Chair of its Foreign Lawyers’ Committee
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, International Fiscal Association
  • Past Chair, Canadian Bar Association: CRA Liaison Committee