Kim Maguire

Partner

Vancouver
KMaguire@blg.com
604.640.4146

In her tax law practice, Kim advises business clients in a range of sectors, including mining, cannabis, technology, investment management and real estate.

She has experience in the following tax-driven matters:

  • mergers and acquisitions involving public and private companies
  • reorganization and financing transactions involving Canadian companies and their foreign subsidiaries
  • structures for international clients conducting business in Canada
  • structures for Canadian companies with international operations
  • establishing investment and mortgage funds

Kim is Co-Chair of the Vancouver Student Recruitment Committee and is currently serving on the Executive of the Canadian branch of the International Fiscal Association as Secretary.

Experience

  • Tax counsel to Imperial Metals Corporation on its sale of a 70% interest in the Red Chris mine in British Columbia to Newcrest Mining Limited for US$806.5 million and a follow-on joint venture between the parties for the ongoing operation of the Red Chris mine in 2019.
  • Tax counsel to Pan American Silver Corp. on the acquisition of Tahoe Resources Inc. for $1.288 billion in 2019.
  • Tax counsel to Rubicon Organics Inc. on an internal reorganization, financings and going public in 2018 and 2019.
  • Tax counsel to Government of Canada on the $4.5 billion acquisition of the Trans Mountain and Puget Sound Pipelines, and related terminals in 2018.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF)
  • Councilor, International Fiscal Association Canada, 2015 to present
  • Chair and Secretary, Young IFA Network Steering Committee (Canada), 2013-2017
  • Member, Government Budget and Finance Committee of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, 2019-present
  • Co-founder, Young Miners & Lawyers, 2013-2018
  • Co-chair, CTF Young Practitioners Steering Committee (Vancouver), 2013-2015
  • Member, British Columbia Annual Tax Conference Organizing Committee, CTF, 2014-2016

Community Involvement

  • Vancouver Chair, BLG Reads to Kids
  • Former advisor, Equal Opportunity Society

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2009
  • JD, Queen's University, 2008
  • BA, University of British Columbia, 2005
  • Parts I, II and III In-Depth Tax Course, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants