Scott Gorski

Senior Associate

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A member of the Private Client group, Scott advises clients on matters including:

  • Domestic and international tax and estate planning for individuals and their families;
  • The use of trusts;
  • Private company reorganizations;
  • Vancouver’s empty homes tax;
  • BC’s speculation and vacancy tax; and
  • BC’s not-for-profit societies.

He has experience in:

  • Advising on and implementing reorganizations for private corporations;
  • Advising on tax planning for trusts, as well as trust operations;
  • Advising homeowners on the speculation tax and empty homes tax; and
  • Drafting wills and related estate documents

Scott clerked at the Tax Court of Canada prior to joining BLG.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of B.C.
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Taxation Law section and Wills and Trusts section
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation Young Practitioners Steering Committee (Vancouver)
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation Young Practitioners Steering Committee (Vancouver)

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® as “Ones to Watch” (Tax Law)

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2017
  • In-Depth Tax Program, CPA Canada, 2021
  • JD, Dalhousie University, 2016 Sculich School of Law
  • BA, Simon Fraser University, 2011