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Canada 2023
Nationwide - Canada Tax
3
Band 3

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Norton Rose Fulbright

Effective tax planning is key to many business transactions. Globalization has resulted in tax issues becoming more complex and multi-jurisdictional than ever before. We provide pragmatic tax advice that is insightful, creative and tailored to protect each client’s business interests. As an additional benefit, we cultivate and maintain contacts with tax authorities at all levels of government, and help clients remain informed on the changing tax issues that impact their business.

Clients benefit from our experience in domestic and international corporate tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, private and public debt and equity financings, tax dispute resolution and litigation, investment funds, structured finance, private equity, reorganizations and restructurings, executive compensation and benefits plans, personal tax planning, estate planning for high-net-worth individuals, commodity taxes and customs matters, transfer pricing, and trusts.

Chambers Review

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Tax - Nationwide - Canada
3
Band 3
What the team is known for

Norton Rose Fulbright is an international firm with a solid Canadian tax practice featuring considerable national reach. With offices in the country's major business centres, the tax department offers seamless multi-jurisdictional advice across all manner of corporate and transactional tax issues. Tax litigation is a further area of strength for the team nationwide. It maintains a strong presence in the resources sector. The Vancouver office is known for a focus on private company tax planning.

Strengths

"They have a very sophisticated practice that provides us with deep bench strength in the areas we work with them on."

"The team has a strong ability to draw conclusions from technical requirements and apply to the facts and circumstances related to our activities."

"I appreciate the team aspect of Norton Rose Fulbright, and know that whenever something comes up, the team will make sure someone is available to us at all times."

Work highlights

A Norton Rose Fulbright team led by Calgary-based Dion Legge advised Benevity on its sale to Hg Capital.

Notable practitioners

Calgary-based Dion Legge provides broad transactional tax support to clients hailing from an array of industries, including pharmaceuticals, technology and energy.
"I hold his opinion and advice in very high regard."

Toronto-based Adrienne Oliver focuses her practice on tax planning as well as transactional tax counsel, including acquisitions and restructurings.
"Adrienne has an extremely sharp legal mind and would be my first choice for sophisticated tax matters. She works to understand our goals and risk tolerance, and offers practical advice to address them."

Based out of Montréal, Dominic Belley maintains a notable standing for his contentious tax work, particularly in the province of Québec. He is active on rectification cases and disputes relating to tax credits.
"He is a very talented and methodical litigator."

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Adrienne F Oliver
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Adrienne F Oliver
5
Band 5
Dion Legge
5
Dion Legge
5
Band 5
Tax: Litigation

Dominic Belley
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Dominic Belley
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Band 2

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Dion Legge

Head of Department

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Dominic Belley

Head of Department