Brent McCumber, P.Eng.

Associate

Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, N.B.
E2L 2A9

+1.506.632.8314

+1.506.652.1989

bmccumber@stewartmckelvey.com

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Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2016

Legal Assistant(s): Maxine Ricketts

With a focus on income tax, Brent uses his previous experience as a professional engineer to help get into the detail behind the numbers. Success to Brent is being able to translate and advise on tax complexities so that his clients can make informed decisions. Brent has assisted his clients on a range of issues by:

  • Providing advice on corporate organization and governance;
  • Planning and implementing tax-efficient business reorganizations; and
  • Preparing estate plans.

Education & Career

Education

University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, JD with Distinction, 2015
University of New Brunswick, B.Sc. EE – First Division, 2005

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
Member, Taxation Law Section, Canadian Bar Association – New Brunswick branch
Enrolled in the CPA In-Depth Tax Course, expected completion 2019

Accolades

Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Medal in Law – Highest Academic Standing in Graduating Class
Awards for achievement in the following areas of study:
– Corporate Law and Taxation; and
– Business Law.
Lord Beaverbrook Scholarship in Law

Publications

Co-author, “Hybrids – Bloodied and Bowed?”, 2017 Atlantic Provinces Tax Conference (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2017), 7: 1-11

Presentations

Co-presenter, “Private Corporate Tax Part II – Planning for 2018 and beyond”, Canadian Tax Foundation’s 2018 Atlantic Provinces Tax Conference