Robert Hagerman is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Calgary office, practising in the areas of estates, trusts and tax law with a particular emphasis on income tax, and corporate and estate planning for privately owned businesses.
Bob represents clients in a number of industries, including development, holding, wealth management, drilling, engineering and food distribution companies. He has advised Canadian, U.S. and international companies on a range of issues, including:
- International corporate tax issues
- Tax planning for families and emerging businesses
- Tax implications of mergers and acquisitions
- Structuring of inbound and outbound cross-border transactions
- Corporate tax planning
- Financing structures
- Debt restructuring
- Employee benefits
Prior to practising law, Bob was a chartered accountant (CA) and worked as a tax manager for a national CA firm for three years.
Bob was a director with the Calgary chapter of the Canadian Association of Family Enterprises from 1991 to 2007, and he is presently a director of a number of private businesses and charitable foundations.