McShane D. Jones

McShane D. Jones


T 514 982-0451


McShane Jones’ practice focuses on transfer pricing, international tax and tax dispute resolution for various clients, including Canadian and foreign multinational enterprises. He is often called upon for issues relating to research and development, customs and sales tax and the interaction between these areas and transfer pricing. He represents clients in all aspects of dispute resolution from compliance to audit to objection to appeals in the Tax Court of Canada and other courts.

He is recognized as a leading tax practitioner as the President of the Tax Law section of the Canadian Bar Association – Quebec Division and ex officio member of the CBA’s National Tax Law section. McShane regularly presents at tax community events, including at the CTF’s Annual Conference and its Corporate Management Conference as well as at APFF Annual Conference and TP Minds Canada. McShane has also lectured at the University of Sherbrooke on international tax issues.

McShane has acted for companies in the following industries: pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and biotechnology; sports apparel; sports equipment and sport industry; electronics and other high technology; mining; digital-economy businesses; fast-moving consumer goods; cosmetics, fragrances and toiletries; financial services; including at the wholesale, retail, manufacturing, processing or primary extraction levels.

McShane is qualified to practise in Ontario (2001) and Quebec (2004) and has practiced in Newfoundland and Labrador (2017-2021). He is a graduate of the joint LL.B.-M.B.A. program at McGill University and received the I. Ballon Memorial Medal for his work with the McGill Law Journal. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Russian and Slavic Studies from McGill and has attended Dartmouth College (N.H., U.S.A.) and Leningrad State University (U.S.S.R.). McShane is fluent in English, French and Russian.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, he worked in trade and consular affairs with Global Affairs Canada in St-Petersburg, Russia. He also provided research for institutional clients at a US-based investment bank. He has held board and management positions with various humanitarian, non-profit and governmental organizations.


Canadian Bar Association, National Tax Law Section

Tax Section of the Canadian Bar Association, – Québec Division

Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF)
Member and Occasional Speaker

Association de Planification Fiscale et Financière (APFF)
Member and Occasional Speaker

International Fiscal Association (IFA)



2000 McGill College Avenue
Suite 1500
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3A 3H3

T 514 982-3355
T 416 777-9380
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