Kurtis Bond

Counsel

 | Calgary

Kurtis Bond acts as Counsel in the Tax Group at Cassels. In this role, Kurtis serves as a trusted advisor on a range of tax and related issues, delivering practical and thoughtful legal and business solutions to clients. Having spent several years as a senior tax executive at a multinational corporation in the natural resources sector, Kurtis provides invaluable insight on the complex issues faced by senior leaders and corporate counsel and offers first-hand experience dealing with internal tax matters, including complex reorganization transactions, cross-border investments, audits, appeals and litigation matters.

While practicing in-house, Kurtis was also an active member of the Tax Executives Institute (TEI). As a member of TEI’s Canadian Income Tax Committee since 2012, and serving as the Committee’s Chair in 2019-2021, Kurtis regularly met with senior officials at the Canada Revenue Agency and Department of Finance to discuss matters of importance to taxpayers.

Prior to moving in-house, Kurtis served as partner in the Tax Group of another national firm, where his practice focused on tax aspects of commercial transactions in the natural resources sector, including structured and cross-border financings, corporate reorganizations, partnerships, and joint ventures.

  • LL.B., University of Manitoba, 2004
  • B.Sc., University of Winnipeg, 1999
  • Canadian Securities Institute, Canadian Securities Course
  • CICA In-Depth Tax Course, Parts I & II
  • Manitoba, 2005
  • Alberta, 2006
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Law Society of Manitoba