Peter A. Wong


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Peter’s practice is focused predominantly on the Canadian income tax aspects of:

  • estate planning and wealth management
  • migration and preserving wealth
  • corporate reorganizations
  • investments in Canadian real estate or businesses. 

As part of his practice, Peter offers his clients tax-efficient solutions for Canadians leaving Canada as well as for Canadians investing abroad. He also assists clients in resolving disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency and works with taxpayers wishing to make a voluntary disclosure.

Fluent in Cantonese as well as English, Peter has advised Cantonese-speaking clients from Hong Kong and certain parts of China.

Peter provides legal services through a Law Corporation.


  • Advised and implemented an innovative estate plan for a Canadian family having assets over $200 million whereby Canadian taxes upon death or a departure from Canada may be minimized.
  • Advised and implemented a corporate reorganization for a wealthy Canadian individual whereby his capital losses could be monetized by his private company.
  • Advised and implemented non-resident trust structures for new immigrants to Canada whereby Canadian taxes could be minimized or avoided and capital may be repatriated to Canada without taxation.
  •  Represented and assisted an off-shore financial institution with a court application to minimize the Canadian taxation of a non-resident trust of which the institution was the trustee.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Tax Subsection
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, International Fiscal Association
  • Member, International Tax Planning Association
  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Canada
  • International Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Community Involvement

  • Member, Hong Kong Canada Business Association
  • Member, Vancouver Club

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 1986
  • LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1985
  • BA (Hons.), University of British Columbia, 1982