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Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Carrie Smit - Leading Individual, Tax, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Carrie Smit - Recommended, Tax, 2019

Lexpert Magazine, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, Tax, 2019

Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2018

Chambers Canada, Carrie Smit - Ranked - Tier 1, Tax - Nationwide, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2018

Lexpert Magazine, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, Tax, 2018

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2017

Lexpert Magazine, Carrie Smit - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Tax, 2017

Who's Who Legal, Carrie Smit - Recognized, 1 of 6 Most Highly Regarded, Corporate Tax, 2017

Chambers Canada, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2017

Lexpert Special Edition, Carrie Smit - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2016

Chambers Canada, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2016

Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2016

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2016

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2016

The Legal 500 Canada, Carrie Smit - Leading Individual, Tax, 2016

Lexpert Special Edition, Carrie Smit - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2016

Lexpert Magazine, Carrie Smit - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Tax, 2016

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2015

The Legal 500 Canada, Carrie Smit - Leading Individual, Tax, 2015

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2015

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2015

Lexpert Special Edition, Carrie Smit - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2015

Lexpert Magazine, Carrie Smit - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Tax, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2015

Who's Who Legal, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax - Lawyers, 2014

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2014

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2014

The Legal 500 Canada, Carrie Smit - Leading Individual, Tax, 2014

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2014

Lexpert Special Edition, Carrie Smit - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2014

Lexpert Magazine, Carrie Smit - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Tax, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2014

Who's Who Legal, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2013

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2013

Martindale-Hubbell, Carrie Smit - BV Peer Review Rated, Taxation, International Taxation

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2013

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2013

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2013

Lexpert Special Edition, Carrie Smit - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2013

Lexpert Magazine, Carrie Smit - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Tax, 2013

Who's Who Legal, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2012

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2012

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2012

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2012

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2012

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2011

Who's Who Legal, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2011

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2011

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2011

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2011

Lexpert Magazine, Carrie Smit - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Tax, 2011

Who's Who Legal, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2010

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2010

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2010

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2010

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Corporate Tax, 2009

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2009

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2009

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Carrie Smit - Recommended, Tax: Ontario, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Carrie Smit - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Tax, 2008

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax Law, 2008

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2008

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2007

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2007

Chambers Global, Carrie Smit - Ranked, Tax, 2006

Best Lawyers in Canada, Carrie Smit - Recognized, Tax, 2006

Carrie Smit

Partner

csmit@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4230
Fax:   416.979.1234

Carrie Smit is a partner and head of the Tax Group at Goodmans. Her practice encompasses all aspects of income taxation that arise in corporate and commercial transactions, including cross-border mergers, corporate reorganizations, domestic and international debt financings, debt restructurings and private equity investments.

Carrie is recognized as a leading tax lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Chambers, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisors and Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal: Canada, The Legal 500 Canada and International Tax Review’s Women in Tax Leaders. Carrie was named the Toronto Tax “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in Canada in 2016 and 2018 and she also received the Best in Tax Award at the 2012 Euromoney Americas’ Women in Business Law Awards.

Carrie has spoken at numerous tax conferences and has written papers on a variety of income tax matters.  Carrie is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the International Fiscal Association and is a former Governor and Executive Committee member of the Canadian Tax Foundation.

Education University of Toronto (LL.B. (Gold Medallist), 1990)
McGill University (B.Comm., 1987)
Professional Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Tax Foundation
International Fiscal Association

Year of Call

1992 Ontario