Althea Yip


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Althea leads the firm’s Tax Advisory and Planning Group and is a member of the firm’s Business Law Practice Group.

As part of Althea’s tax practice, she works closely with businesses and individual clients to plan and implement customized tax strategies to accomplish various short- and long-term tax, operational, business and/or personal objectives. She regularly advises on corporate reorganizations and consolidations, share and/or asset transfers, management buy-outs, mergers and acquisitions, intergenerational transfers, trusts, private equity transactions, and domestic and international tax planning. In addition, Althea works alongside the firm’s wealth management and estate planning group help clients with succession and estate planning.

As part of Althea’s business law practice, she assists Canadian and international entrepreneurs and businesses (including start-ups, midmarket businesses, family businesses, and multinational private corporations) in a wide range of industries concerning strategic acquisitions, exit strategies, debt and equity financing, commercial contracts, corporate development and governance, regulatory compliance, risk management, corporate finance matters.

Althea graduated from the Juris Doctor (J.D.) / Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) joint degree program at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business, York University. Prior to her post-graduate studies, Althea attended the University of Western Ontario's Health Sciences (Honours) Program, graduating with a double major in health sciences and philosophy.

She is licenced to practice law in Canada (Ontario) and the United States (New York). In addition, she has completed the In-Depth Tax Program at the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).

Althea is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. She enjoys reading, trying out new restaurants, and attending musicals and symphonies in her spare time.


  • University of Western Ontario, B.Hsc.
  • York University (Schulich School of Business), M.B.A.
  • York University (Osgoode Hall Law School), J.D.

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