Torys boosts New York office with tax hire

Canadian and US firm Torys has hired the tax head of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg.

James Guadiana arrival at Torys’ New York office takes the number of partners in the firm’s tax group to four.

Guadiana’s practice focuses on advising clients on the tax aspects of cross-border deals and business operations. He represents public and privately held corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, hedge funds, real estate partnerships and REITs in cross-border mergers and acquisitions.