Paul (PJ) Prendergast

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Paul (PJ) Prendergast

Paul (PJ) Prendergast Partner


Services provided by Prendergast Law Corporation.

  • University of Manitoba (B. Comm (Hons.) 1994)
  • Manitoba Real Estate Association Course (1995)
  • University of Manitoba (LL.B., 1998)
  • Canadian Bar Association Tax Law for Lawyers Program (2000)

Paul is passionate about helping his clients “make life less taxing”. A partner with Taylor McCaffrey LLP and a member of the firm’s tax law group, Paul assists clients with taxation and related corporate/commercial matters, focusing on owner-manager tax issues and trust and estate planning.

Active in his profession, Paul is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is the past chair of the Tax Subsection of the Manitoba Bar Association. Paul has lectured on behalf of the Law Society of Manitoba, the Manitoba Bar Association and the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba. In addition, Paul has written articles and has been a presenter on taxation and related topics to various client and professional groups.

Involved in the community, Paul is a current member of the Board of Directors of the St. Paul’s High School Alumni Association, is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Society of Management Accountants of Manitoba (Now CPA Manitoba), a former member of the Board of Directors of St. John Brebeuf School and has also been involved with a number of other non-profit and charitable organizations including currently acting as Honorary Counsel for the social advocacy group Manitobans For Human Rights Inc.

Memberships and Professional Designations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Manitoba Bar Association 
  • Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF) 


  • Paul (PJ) Prendergast was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyersin Canada 2024 in the fields of Tax Law (since 2019) and Trust and Estates (since 2024).

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