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Martin Legault, Partner

Martin Legault

Partner Fasken
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Jurisdiction Québec, 1999
Language(s) English, French
Office(s) Montréal


Martin Legault is a partner in the Tax Group. He has a diversified practice. It is particularly focused on commercial transactions and encompasses all aspects of Canadian tax law.

He advises clients on complex tax aspects related to mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, restructurings, financings, spin-offs and divestitures. He has in-depth know-how relating to the tax aspects related to restructuring of entities experiencing financial difficulties. Before joining Fasken, he was a partner in transactional taxation at a world-class accounting firm and also served on this firm’s national tax office.

He frequently participates in conferences and seminars on taxation as a presenter. With a Bachelor of Law degree and a Master’s degree in tax law, Martin is a member of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF) and the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF).


Client Work

  • Worley announces the sale of its North American maintenance and turnaround business,
  • Trimac Transportation Services Inc. acquires Transport Sylvain Lasalle Inc.,
  • Fleet Brake Parts & Service Limited announces sale to Parts for Trucks Inc.,
  • Wavin B.V. acquires Bow Plumbing Group Inc., a leading Montreal-based manufacturer of plastic pipes and fittings,
  • Aquantix Financial Corp. acquired by Morningstar Sustainalytics,
  • Paper Education Company Inc. closes USD $270 million in a Series D venture capital financing,
  • GrowthCurve Capital acquires a majority interest in Montreal-based leading play-to-earn and game discovery platform,
  • Lattice Semiconductor Acquires Mirametrix,
  • Coveo Solutions Inc. closes $215 million initial public offering and concurrent private placement,

Career & Education


  • Master's Degree, Tax Law Université de Montréal
  • LLB Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation - since 2003
  • Member, Tax and Financial Planning Association (APFF) - since 2003


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