Liam Fitzgerald is National Mining Leader, based out of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (Toronto office). Liam advises clients in the exploration and development stages as well as the production and processing stages of the mining industry. Liam advises clients in the exploration and development stages as well as the production and processing stages of the mining industry. His focus is on advising Canadian-based multinational corporations on structuring their foreign mining operations, dealing specifically with issues such as cross-border financing, capital restructuring, repatriation techniques, M&A and tax shelter monetization.
Liam is also the leader of PwC Canada's Tax Accounting Services Group. In this role, Liam assists and advises clients on complex tax accounting issues.
Liam graduated from the University of Queensland in Australia with a BCom and an LLB (Honours). He received his CA designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia in 1996, and spent five years working in PwC's Tax practice in Brisbane before joining the Toronto office in 1999.
Liam has authored and co-authored several articles for the Canadian Tax Journal and the Federated Press publication Resource Sector Taxation. Liam is also regularly asked to speak at various events and seminars, including Insight Information Co.'s Fundamentals of Canadian Mining Taxation conference.