Brian D. Segal

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Brian Segal is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Toronto office. He has written and spoken extensively on Canadian and cross-border tax issues and presented papers at various Canadian Tax Foundation conferences. He co-authored the Canadian section of the CCH loose-leaf service on international transfer pricing and edited international issues of Carswell’s Taxation of Real Estate in Canada.

Brian was listed as a leading lawyer in Canada by International Tax Review in 2014. He was recommended in International Tax Review's World Tax 2015 and recognized in Legal 500 Canada in 2015 and was a 2016 Winner of the International Tax Review’s Americas Joint Venture Deal of the Year.

Practice Focus

Brian mainly advises on income tax matters, with particular focus on cross-border issues. He has extensive experience in transfer pricing strategy and complex cross-border income tax planning for blue-chip multinational companies across a wide range of industries.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Law Society of Ontario


  • Ontario~Canada (1977)


  • McGill University, Montreal (LL.B.) (1976)
  • McGill University, Montreal (Bachelor of Civil Law) (1975)
  • McGill University, Montreal (B.A.) (1971)


  • English
  • French

Co-author. Canadian section. International Transfer Pricing. Loose-leaf service. CCH

Cross-Border Securities Lending in Canada, Cross-Border Securities Lending, published by Baker McKenzie, updated annually

Former Contributing Editor on international issue of Carswell’s Taxation of Real Estate in Canada

Lecturer. Canadian Annual Tax Foundation Conference

Lecturer. Canadian and trans-border tax issues to bar associations and commercial conference groups

Author of numerous articles on income tax matters