Robert (Rob) Biggar

Senior Associate

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In his tax practice, Rob focuses on international taxation, public company transactions, and investment funds.

His expertise includes:

  • Mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and refinancing involving Canadian corporations and their foreign subsidiaries;
  • Structures for non-resident corporations conducting business in Canada;
  • Tax effective structuring of investment funds.


  • Occidental Petroleum Corp. in the acquisition of Carbon Engineering for US$1.1 billion, August 2023.
  • Lumina Gold Corp. in respect of a US$300M Metal Streaming Agreement with Wheaton Precious Metals, May 2023.
  • Pan American Silver Corp. in the acquisition of Yamana Gold Inc. for $4.8 billion and the concurrent sale of its Canadian mining Assets to Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. for $2.4 billion, March 2023.
  • IFS in its acquisition of Clevest Solutions Inc., a provider of mobile workforce management and advanced network deployment solutions in the utilities vertical, October 2020.
  • Aimia Loyalty Solutions in its merger with Kognitiv Corporation to form a technology-forward loyalty solutions provider, April 2020.
  • Pan American Silver Corp. in its acquisition of Tahoe Resources Inc. for $1.288 billion, February 2019.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF)

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 (and since 2023) edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada (Tax Law)

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2017
  • In-Depth International Tax Course, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, 2023
  • In-Depth Tax Course, Years 1, 2 and 3, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, 2020
  • JD, Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC, 2016
  • B.Ed., University of Alberta, 2011