Alain Ranger has been practising tax law for more than 35 years, more specifically tax law as it relates to corporate and business law. Over the years, Alain has developed a reputation for expertise in a variety of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, corporate restructurings, foreign investments, structured financings, and corporate tax.
Alain successfully develops and implements tax optimization strategies for public and private clients, domestic and international. In disputes, Alain's expertise is also sought to negotiate with tax and para-tax authorities.
As an intermediary, Alain's interventions have resulted in a number of major legislative amendments for the benefit of his clients.
In addition to being recognized for his knowledge, Alain is appreciated for his responsiveness, his solid understanding of business issues and the needs of his clients, and his pragmatism.
Alain is a former officer (2005-2006, 2009-2010 & 2012-2015) and Co-Chair (2016-2017) of the Taxes Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) and he was elected as member of the Council of the Legal Practice Division (LPD) of the International Bar Association (IBA) for the years 2019 to 2022.
Alain received and has maintained for over 20 years the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating (AV Preeminent) for a lawyer, and is continuously recognized as a tax expert and a leading tax lawyer in Canada by several Canadian and British legal directories.