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Steven J. Kohn


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Call to the Bar: 1995, Manitoba 1997, Alberta

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Steven J. Kohn

About Steven J. Kohn

Areas of Practice



Partner, 2001 - present. Associate, 1995 - 1996 and 1999 - 2000. Practise focuses on the areas of taxation, corporate law and succession planning. Significant experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, corporate finance, business and succession planning, trust and estate planning, cross border transactions, corporate and personal tax planning, and dispute resolution with the Canada Revenue Agency.

Past Positions

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (Calgary)
Associate, 1997 – 1998

Firm Management

Member of the Aikins Executive Board


  • University of Manitoba, LL.B., 1994
  • University of Western Ontario, 1989 - 1991

Professional Activities

  • Former Course Head and Sessional Lecturer - Corporate Tax, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
  • Former Instructor - Advanced Corporate Law, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law
  • Former Course Head and Instructor - Bar Admission Course, The Law Society of Manitoba
  • Authored and co-authored numerous articles on taxation for the Canadian Tax Foundation and Federated Press
  • Edited and revised numerous articles on taxation for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Carswell Thomson Professional Publishing and the Law Society of Manitoba

Professional Associations

  • The Law Society of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Professional Recognition

  • Named in 2010 - 2014 editions of Best Lawyers International for Trust and Estates Law
  • Named in the 2012 Lexpert Directory as a Leading Lawyer in Corporate Tax

Involvements and Affiliations

  • Rose and Max Rady Jewish Community Centre, Director
  • Jewish Foundation of Manitoba, Member of Audit Committee
  • Health Sciences Centre Foundation, Past Director (2001-2010), Past Member of Donor Development Committee, Past Member of Lottery Committee, and Past Chair of Gift Planning Committee
  • Jewish Federation of Winnipeg, Past Director
  • Glendale Golf and Country Club, Past Director
  • Manitoba Bar Association, Past Chair of Tax Subsection
  • University of Manitoba, Past Member of the Faculty of Law Curriculum Review Committee
  • Winnipeg Jewish Theatre, Past Director
  • Shaarey Zedek Synagogue, Past Director