Vern Vipul – In-House Counsel

Vern is legal in-house counsel to Canadian Life Settlements and is involved in all legal matters.

He is a former partner at a big-4 accounting firm, and has extensive experience in many areas of tax law, including the representation of large multi-national corporations at the Tax Court of Canada.  More recently, Vern was formerly in-house legal counsel at iA Auto Finance (subsidiary of Industrial Alliance (TSX:IAG)) from 2015 to 2018, where he was responsible for all legal aspects of the company.  Vern is also a serial entrepreneur and is a co-founder of several start-up businesses. 

Vern completed his Bachelor of Arts in 1998 and received his LLB in 2001. He also obtained a Master of Taxation degree in 2003 before being called to the Bar in 2004.