Darren Baxter

Darren Baxter

Tax Partner, McInnes Cooper

Daren is a Partner in McInnes Cooper’s Halifax, NS office whose law practice is focused on tax, estate planning, trusts and corporate law. He provides a comprehensive range of tax services to corporations, trusts, non-profit organizations and high net worth individuals, focusing on tax planning for businesses and their owners. He advises on business mergers and acquisitions, domestic and cross border tax planning, complex corporate structuring and reorganizations, and disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency.

Daren received his Queen’s Counsel designation in 2011. He is a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner with a particular knowledge of trusts, estate planning, and business succession. Daren’s expertise extends to taxation of corporations and their shareholders, and the design and implementation of various tax effective planning strategies.

Daren has been recognized in Best Lawyers™ in Canada since 2009 in the area of Tax Law, and was an advisor on trust law to the Law Reform Commission of Nova Scotia. He received the Best Lawyers 2018 Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in Halifax. Daren is also ranked in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.