Overview

Boutique Law Firm Montreal - Bilingual Tax Lawyer

This is an exciting opportunity for a Lawyer to join a dynamic and collaborative team and work at a boutique law firm on tax and estate planning matters and advise individuals and businesses on domestic and cross border tax and estate planning strategies.


Responsibilities

• Draft and implement tax and estate planning memorandum (i) on Canadian and U.S. tax-driven reorganizations for businesses and their owners, (ii) on Canadian and U.S. tax-driven reorganizations of the U.S. real estate holdings and U.S investments of Canadian individuals, (iii) the purchase and sale of Canadian and U.S. business, (iv) post-mortem tax planning strategies for Canadians, including with respect to their U.S. real estate holdings and U.S investments;
• Advise on the Canadian and U.S. tax issues applicable to Canadian and U.S. real estate transactions and the purchase and sale of businesses;
• Draft estate planning documents (ex: wills, powers of attorney, trust agreements, etc.);
• Create Canadian and U.S. corporate and partnership structures;
• Draft merger and acquisitions agreements, purchase and sale agreements, and other commercial contracts;
• Research changes to Canadian and U.S. tax and estate planning laws; and
• Draft blog posts on Canadian and U.S. tax and estate planning matters.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will be/have:

• A member in good standing of the Quebec Bar;
• Approximately 2 to 6 years of pertinent experience;
• An LL.M. in tax or completion of the In-Depth Tax Course offered by CPA Canada is considered an asset;
• An interest in international tax and U.S. tax;
• Bilingual (English and French - oral and written);
• Strong drafting and communication skills;
• Solid interpersonal abilities; and
• An ability to work autonomously and within a team dynamic.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic boutique tax law firm and work on interesting tax and estate planning matters within a collegial and stimulating milieu.

If this describes you and you are interested in this exciting position, then please send us your details.

We thank all applicants. Only those with the required expertise will be contacted.


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