Tax Litigation Associate – EY Law (Montreal)

  • EY
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Nov 03, 2017
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Law Clerk

Job Description

EY’s people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.   EY's global alliance of independent law firms cooperate with our offices worldwide to provide our clients with integrated, quality service. Our award-winning tax planning, counsel and litigation teams offer a powerful combination of legal knowledge, experience and national presence to help your organization successfully navigate the complexities of Canada’s tax laws. Our team has been ranked among Canada’s best and a number of our lawyers are widely regarded as leading practitioners and authorities in various areas of tax law and tax litigation, customs and excise and international trade law.  

The successful candidate will be involved with all aspects of tax controversy management.

   Responsibilities will include:  
  • Assisting clients in responding to federal and provincial audits; advising clients on the tax dispute resolution process; preparing notices of objection and written pleadings to the federal and provincial tax appeals divisions; and assisting with the litigation of tax appeals before various courts.
  • This role also includes assisting with the preparation of legal opinions with respect to the tax consequences of transactions, and performing post-transaction audits for tax efficacy and litigation risk.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least five years of tax controversy and litigation experience gained at a leading law firm, in both income and sales tax matters
  • Superior academic credentials and excellent communication and research skills. 
  • The candidate should also be a member in good standing of the Quebec Bar.
  • Fluent in both English and French

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility.  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.




Practice Area(s)

tax law


5+ years'