Ed Kroft, Q.C., CPA (Hon.), FRPSC represents clients in domestic and international matters including transfer pricing, treaty interpretation and tax avoidance. Ed practices in the Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary offices of Bennett Jones LLP and regularly appears on behalf of clients before various Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Ed has been actively involved in competent authority /MAP disputes and the conclusion of advance pricing agreements and renewals. Ed is recognized as a leading lawyer in various directories. Ed was a member of the Rules Committee of the Tax Court of Canada for about 20 years and is a former member of the Federal Courts Bench and Bar Committee. Ed has received numerous practice awards including the Canadian Tax Foundation's Lifetime Contribution Award in 2016. For over 30 years, Ed has taught tax courses for the Canadian Chartered Professional Accountants Association and its predecessors and has served as an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia Law School. Since 2008, he has been the course director of tax administration and litigation for the Osgoode Hall Law School LL.M. program. Ed is also Chair of the Tax Litigation Practice Group of The Advocates' Society and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.