J. David Vincent Esq.


In 2012, building on his experience over three decades practicing corporate and pension law with three major Canadian law firms, David Vincent established Canadian Benefits Law, a boutique law firm which advises a select group of Canadian and multinational corporations, pension plan administrators and other plan fiduciaries and law firms on all aspects of Canadian pension, retirement savings and benefits matters. Specialty areas of practice include pension fund investment, M&A, group RRSP, DPSP and PRPP, ongoing pension plan administration, insolvency issues, and more.
     Mr. Vincent was appointed by the Ontario Government to be a member of the Pension Reform Advisory Council. This Council was established by the Ontario Minister of Finance to advise the Ontario Government on its current pension reform initiatives. He served a three-year term as a member of Ontario’s Financial Services Tribunal, an administrative tribunal which reviews decisions of Ontario's Superintendent of Pensions and is the past Chair of the Legal Advisory Committee of the Pension Commission of Ontario. David is a former adjunct professor of pension law at the Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario and a former instructor of Corporate and Commercial Law at the Ontario Bar Admission Course.
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School (1979)
Undergraduate, University of Toronto, Victoria College (1976)
Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
(Commissioned) 323 T.M., Taxation of Canadian Pension and Other Retirement Savings Plans for the U.S. Practitioner - Minimum Standards (author)