Areas of practice
In 1990 he joined a client company and spent three years in real estate, manufacturing and distributing. He returned to the practice of law in 1993 with Kane, Shannon & Weiler and became a Partner in 1999.
Mr. Hagan is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia, the British Columbia Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Canadian Tax Foundation. He is a member of the Rotary Club of North Delta, spent three years as a boy scout leader ,and coached soccer and little league baseball. He still plays hockey, skis, bikes and hangs out with his family. Larry and his wife Carol are quite actively involved in raising money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Mr. Hagan is a member of several tax study groups and has taught and lectured extensively to various professional organizations.
Mr. Hagan’s practice area is that of income tax planning and documentation with respect to estate planning, income splitting and structuring of purchase and sale transactions to best deal with income tax liabilities. This includes providing for estate freezes, inter vivos family trusts, the reorganization of corporations, the tax-wise use of joint ventures and partnerships, and various means to either defer or save income tax for individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts and joint ventures.
Because of his background, not only as an accountant and a lawyer, but also having spent a number of years in business, Mr. Hagan thinks that he provides for the client a unique combination of someone who tries to look at the practical side of a tax driven plan. He has a good feel for financial statements, legal documents and the business aspects of a transaction.
PRO BONO ACTIVITIES
- Canadian Tax Foundation
- Rotary Club of North Delta
- University of Saskatchewan, College of Law, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada – 1979
- University of Saskatchewan
- Bachelor of Commerce Degree (with distinction) – 1978
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