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Hollywood north still a boon for business, tax lawyers

Thursday, March 02, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Geoff Kirbyson

You won’t find Canadian lawyers working in the film industry hanging out in their trailers or spending too much time in hair and makeup.

That’s because due to a low loonie, attractive tax breaks and high-quality crews in a number of cities on this side of the 49th parallel, there’s no shortage of lawyering to be done on behalf of Hollywood high rollers.

“The industry is booming,” says Tara Parker, a Toronto-based partner at Goodmans LLP.

This past summer, A-list stars such as Matt Damon, Kiefer...