Jean-François Dorais, M. Tax
Partner

Overview

Jean-François Dorais is the leader of our Tax group since 2013. Made partner in 2011, he has also been a member of the Executive Committee since 2017.

He represents clients in litigious matters and dispute resolution involving federal and provincial tax authorities.

His expertise is in income tax and taxes at various stages, including audit, objection and appeal in federal and provincial courts.

He particularly works on cases concerning:

  • tax shelters;
  • false invoicing schemes (deemed);
  • offshore investments, including offshore accounts located in tax havens;
  • voluntary disclosures;
  • GST/QST;
  • R&D credits.

Jean-François is also on LinkedIn.

Areas of Expertise
  • Corporate Law and Business Advisory Services
  • Tax, Estate Planning and Tax Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Education
  • Advanced Negotiation: Deal Design and Implementation, Harvard Negotiation Institute, 2010
  • Essentials for lawyers and working professionals, Harvard Negotiation Institute, 2009
  • LL.M. Fisc., Université de Sherbrooke, 2005
  • Taxation I and Taxation II (Centre for Continuing Education), McGill University, 2003
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 1999
Affiliations and Activities
  • Member of the Quebec Bar
  • Member of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF)
  • Member of the APFF Stratège Committee, 2009 to 2016
Recognition
  • Stikeman Elliot Prize for highest grade in the International Transactions course (Master in Taxation)
Photo Jean-François Dorais
Telephone 514 925-6376 Facsimile 514 925-5076 Email
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Year of Call to the Bar

Quebec, 2000

Languages

French, English