Daren Baxter, QC, TEP

Partner, McInnes Cooper

Daren is a Partner in McInnes Cooper’s Halifax, NS office whose law practice is focused on tax and estate planning. He provides a comprehensive range of tax services to corporations, trusts, non-profit organizations and high net worth individuals. Daren advises on domestic and cross border tax planning, business expansion, complex corporate 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, business succession. Daren’s expertise extends to taxation of corporations and their shareholders, creditor limitation strategies and the design and implementation of various tax-effective planning strategies.

Daren is a member and frequent lecturer of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Canadian Bar Association and the Halifax Estate Planning Council. He also speaks regularly on taxation and estate planning at other continuing education programs for various professional bodies.