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Legal services


Legal servicesDeloitte Legal professionals bring a strong combination of tax and legal knowledge and legal knowledge to provide clients comprehensive guidance across a broad range of critical business issues. Our services include: 

Acquisition, divestiture, joint venture 

Expanding your business or shifting your strategy may require specialized legal knowledge that your existing team cannot provide. Deloitte can assist with legal matters throughout the acquisition and divesture process: drafting all required legal documentation from the letter of intent to the sales & purchase and related agreements, assisting with negotiations, and providing post-acquisition legal services. Highly skilled and experienced lawyers, working together with other Deloitte professionals in tax, corporate finance and financial advisory, can guide you through every stage of your project in a coordinated way, thereby reducing associated risks.

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Legal purchaser and vendor due diligence 

Strategic decisions often necessitate due diligence activities to fully assess the opportunity and to help ensure you identify and appropriately minimize risk. Deloitte provides legal due diligence assistance and coordination for buyers and sellers. We have many years of experience and a reputation for performing excellent work. You can be confident that the exercise is completed thoroughly and that the opportunity, associated risks and mitigating actions are identified. With Deloitte you will receive much more than a simple status report—you receive a 360 degree view.

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Legal framework of supply chain management and distribution network 

Deloitte provides services related to the overall legal framework of your supply chain and distribution network, from terms for production, logistics, delivery, sale and distribution, to post-sale warranty and services. The legal framework provided by Deloitte will match your business model and the tax strategy for optimization of service models and global cost/profit allocation.

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Statutory compliance 

Deloitte provides advisory services related to statutory compliance matters including organizational and international planning and implementation. We apply technology and innovative processes to develop highly efficient online and/or in-house learning and training programs and tools. This approach enables real-time monitoring of the actual compliance status within your organization and consequently provides you with functional, reliable and cost-efficient risk management strategies.

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Other tax services

Business tax Business tax
Deloitte delivers deep knowledge of tax and statutory requirements as well as a breadth of experience applying them in practice worldwide. Practical, innovative tax services combined with our globally-managed tax compliance framework instills confidence that a consistent approach is followed in all jurisdictions.
Customs and global trade Customs and global trade
Our professionals help design strategies and structure global transactions to reduce customs duty payments and other international trade costs, increase duty recoveries and help ensure legal and regulatory requirements are met in a cost-effective manner.
Indirect tax and accounts payable recovery Indirect tax and accounts payable recovery
Our teams of tax specialists, lawyers, and former government auditors and Workers' Compensation Specialists from a wide range of industries work to help you recover cash to operate your business.
Indirect tax (HST, GST, PST, or VAT) Indirect tax (GST, HST, PST or VAT)
Deloitte can help with timely planning and the application of technology-based compliance management solutions, thereby helping to reduce costs, reduce risk, and increase the confidence that nothing has been missed.
International tax International tax
Deloitte’s international tax professionals help multinational companies reduce taxes on earnings, enhance margins and grow their businesses through a wide variety of compliance and advisory services.
Mergers and acquisitions Mergers and acquisitions
Deloitte can assist your company with effectively navigating the myriad of tax, accounting, legal, regulatory, cultural, and labour issues in cross-border transactions to help manage compliance risks and potentially enhance returns.
Private company services Private company services
Deloitte helps private companies, their owners, and individuals with substantial assets apart from businesses they directly operate to understand, plan and execute effective business and tax strategies.
R&D and government incentives R&D and government incentives
With practitioners who are fluently trilingual in engineering, tax and “CRA”, we have assisted thousands of public and private companies to realize a sizable R&D tax credit.
Tax management consulting Tax management consulting
With tax technical, technology, and consulting experience, Deloitte helps businesses meet the challenges of multijurisdictional tax operations, including compliance, reporting and risk management for direct and indirect taxes.
Transfer pricing Transfer pricing
Our network of professionals is designed to help companies reduce risks by aligning practical transfer pricing solutions with their overall global business operations and objectives, assist with strategic documentation to support their transfer pricing practices, and resolve disputes efficiently.
U.S. tax services U.S. tax services
Our accessible Canadian network of U.S.-trained tax professionals are linked to their U.S. colleagues, creating a powerful team for companies with operations in the United States.

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