Julie Lavigne co-leads BCF’s Tax group. She has represented small-, medium-, and large Quebec businesses for over 15 years and therefore masters every aspect of corporate tax reorganization.
Julie‘s expertise not only brings together tax, corporate and commercial law, but estate planning. She advises many entrepreneurs and family businesses on how to maximize their tax benefits, protect their assets, plan their succession, and transfer their wealth to the next generation. She also represents clients in mergers and acquisitions and in the drafting of shareholders’ agreements.
Julie speaks regularly at conferences and contributes to publications. She also taught a business incorporation course at the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF), and a commercial transactions course at Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law.
- Called to the Barreau du Québec (2003)
- LL.L. University of Ottawa (2002)
Julie 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.
- Association canadienne d'études fiscales
- Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)
- Since 2012, Julie 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 taught a course at the APFF about business incorporation.
- From 2004 to 2007, she taught a course on commercial transactions at Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law.