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New Tax Partner Joins Fasken

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Montreal (Canada) – Fasken welcomes Marie-Claude Marcil who joined the Tax group as partner at our Montreal office. Marie-Claude brings extensive tax litigation experience, with a focus on income and indirect tax litigation. She was previously a partner at one of the “Big Four” global accounting firms.

Marie-Claude represents clients before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Quebec Superior Court. She is an active member of the tax community, having published numerous articles and spoken at conferences. She is also an active member of the Fiscal and Financial Planning Association, secretary of the Tax Litigation group at The Advocates’ Society, and a member of the Tax Litigation sub-committee of the Canadian Tax Foundation.

"We are proud to welcome Marie-Claude," says Éric Bédard, Managing Partner for the Quebec region. "She will contribute to the development of Fasken’s tax litigation practice and enable us to further support our clients’ success."

"I am delighted to now be part of Fasken's excellent Tax group and contribute to its expansion," says Ms. Marcil. "I look forward to developing and growing Fasken's tax litigation practice nationally."

A member of the Quebec Bar since 2008, Marie-Claude holds a post-graduate diploma in Tax from HEC Montréal.

Our Tax Practice Group is one of the largest tax law teams in Canada, with counterparts in Johannesburg.  With over 45 professionals providing advice on all tax and tax-related matters, we work together to create tax-efficient solutions that integrate with our clients’ business priorities, helping them move forward. Combined with some of the best tax litigation expertise, Fasken is recognized as one of the most substantial complements of senior tax counsel in Canada. Our team combines international reach with tax expertise in local laws and business practices to provide value-added service on complex, multi-jurisdictional engagements. Our expertise in income tax, indirect tax, commodity tax and tax controversy are unrivalled, with partners acting as leaders in the International Bar Association, the International Fiscal Association and the American Bar Association which gives Fasken access to a wide network of clients and tax expertise outside Canada.

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