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Wesley Isaacs

Tel: 416 360 4735 Fax: 1 844 842 9183

A partner in our Tax Group, Wesley’s practice focuses on tax and estate planning. He works primarily with owner-managers, private corporations, trusts and estates and high net worth individuals.

Wesley’s experience includes corporate reorganizations and restructurings, purchases and sales of businesses, cross-border structures and transactions, and family succession planning. Wesley also advises clients in their dealings with the Canada Revenue Agency and the Ministry of Finance on income tax and commodity tax matters, including preparing voluntary disclosures and objections to tax assessments.

Wesley understands the importance of adapting solutions to clients’ needs. A problem solver and strategic thinker, he takes both a practical and a comprehensive approach to practicing law. Keenly interested and truly passionate about the ever-evolving field of tax law, Wesley prides himself on his ability to stay abreast of developments and changes, so that he can continually navigate the arena on behalf of his clients.

Community Involvement





  • J.D., University of Toronto, 2008
  • B.A., with distinction, McGill University, 2003


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2009

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Highlights of Canadian Federal 2019 Budget

Torkin Manes LegalPoint On March 19, 2019, the Department of Finance (Canada) tabled a budget (the “Budget”) in anticipation of its upcoming fall election. Given ...
Mar 20, 2019

What You Missed During Tax Season 2018

Torkin Manes Webinar On Wednesday, May 16th Torkin Manes held a webinar on the key issues that you may have missed during tax season. Topics included: Recent tax changes...
May 16, 2018
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Budget 2018: A Targeted Approach

On February 27, 2018, the Federal Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, tabled the current Liberal government’s third budget. Following the proposa...
Feb 28, 2018

News & Media

In the News

GFL Environmental Inc. acquires Deep Foundations Group of Companies

Lexpert Magazine On April 1, 2018, GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL) completed the acquisition of the parent of Deep Foundations Contractors Inc. and its subsidiary corpora...
Sep 18, 2018

Torkin Manes welcomes 4 new partners

We are pleased to announce that Kobi Bessin, Wesley Isaacs, Ryan Hauk and Lindsay Kantor have been admitted to the partnership.
Jan 8, 2018
In the News

Spin Master Corp. completes $150M secondary offering

Lexpert Magazine On May 24, 2017, Spin Master Corp. (Spin Master) (TSX: TOY) completed a secondary offering of 3,681,000 subordinate voting shares at a price of $40.75...
Dec 14, 2017


What You Need to Know for 2019 Regarding Tax, Estate Planning and Real Estate

This seminar is for accountants, business owners, managers, financial advisors and bankers. There is no charge for this seminar. 8:00 - 8:30 &nb...
Nov 6, 2018: 08:00 - 10:00

Webinar: What You Missed During Tax Season 2018

Join our panel on Wednesday, May 16th at 9:30am for a discussion on the key issues that you may have missed during tax season.
May 16, 2018: 09:30 - 10:30