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Blaney McMurtry adds tax, estates lawyer as partner

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 @ 12:25 PM | By John Chunn


Blaney McMurtry announced that Sunita Doobay has joined the firm as a partner.

She will continue her practice in corporate, estate and international tax planning.

According to the firm’s press release, Doobay is a trusted tax adviser to a broad range of clients, including Canadian and foreign corporations, private equity funds, venture capital funds, private businesses and successful entertainment personalities. She also advises on tax issues relating to succession and estate planning and is a prolific writer whose work is frequently published and referenced in the industry.

She is also an adjunct professor at Queen’s Law School.

Doobay holds several senior industry leadership positions including acting as the co-chair of the International Tax Committee of the American Bar Association, Section of International Law. She is the current editor of the International Tax Committee contribution to the Section of International Law Year in Review of the American Bar Association. She sits on the tax committee of the Portfolio Management Association of Canada.

She is an active member of the American Bar Foundation, the International Fiscal Association, the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners. She holds the trust and estate practitioner designation. She sits on the Practice Council of New York University masters in international taxation program.

She is licensed in both the United States and Canada. She speaks Dutch fluently.