Shereen Cook

Shereen Cook

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Shereen Cook is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Tax Practice Group in Toronto. She advises Canadian and foreign taxpayers in the areas of tax planning, tax structuring, tax reorganizations and mergers and acquisitions, as well as domestic and cross-border financing. She also represents taxpayers in tax disputes with the Canadian federal and provincial (Quebec) tax authorities.

Shereen also serves as an adjunct professor of law at HEC Montreal/University of Montreal, where she teaches on multiple tax topics in the Master of Laws (taxation) program, including on the multilateral agreement and tax residency.

Practice Focus

Shereen's practice focuses on advising clients in a wide variety of sectors, including mining and renewable energy. She is often involved in domestic and international deals advising on tax planning strategies. Shereen is consulted by clients seeking to make critical management decisions.

Professional Honors

  • Best Lawyers, 18th edition (2024), "Ones to Watch," Taxation
  • Finalist in the Corporate Law category of the annual "Leaders of Tomorrow" Gala, presented by the Young Bar of Montreal, November 2023

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Young Bar of Montreal - Member
  • The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (Canada) - Associate Member


  • Quebec~Canada (2019)


  • University of Montreal (LL.M. Taxation) (2021)
  • HEC Montréal (Graduate Diploma in Taxation) (2019)
  • University of Ottawa (Licentiate in Law) (2016)


  • Arabic
  • English
  • French


  • Co-author, "Focus on Current Cases," Tax Topics, no. 2702, Wolters Kluwer, April 9, 2024
  • Co-author, “The new 30% critical mineral exploration tax credit,” Lexpert Business of Law, October 17, 2023
  • Co-author, “The Digital Economy: Understanding Blockchain Technology, Distributed Ledger Technology, and Digital Assets,” Conference Report of the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF), 2023.