Called to the Barreau du Québec (2003)
LL.L. University of Ottawa (2002)
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Julie Lavigne joined BCF in 2002 as an articling student. She now works for the firm as a lawyer with the tax and business law team. More specifically, she specializes in estate and tax planning, advising entrepreneurs and executives whose goals are to maximize their tax benefits, protect their assets, position themselves for and proceed to the sale or acquisition of a business, plan their succession and adequately plan the transfer of their wealth to the next generation. She also frequently advises clients in the context of corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions and drafting of shareholders’ agreements.
- Association canadienne d'études fiscales
- Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)
Ms. Lavigne has contributed to the development of several commercial and taxation conferences and publications. Namely, she has given lectures about shareholder agreements and about the Principal Residence Deduction.
Since 2012, Ms. Lavigne has participated in the formulation of questions for the federal tax system roundtable discussion held at the annual APFF conference. From 2009 to 2011, she also taught a course at the APFF about business incorporation, and from 2004 to 2007, she taught a course on commercial transactions at Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law.