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Tax Lawyer, Litigation

Montreal, QC
Full Time
3 days ago
At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The Opportunity
KPMG Law Tax Litigation & Dispute Resolution section assists companies and individuals to protect against, prepare for, and respond to challenges by the tax authorities. KPMG Law is involved in each stage of the tax dispute - from pre-litigation to litigation in provincial and federal courts and tribunals.

We are currently seeking an experienced associate lawyer with five to seven years of experience for our Montreal office to assist our tax dispute and litigation practice throughout Canada. The candidate will sometime be required to travel to our Toronto Office to assist on various tax matters.

What you will do
  • Conduct legal research and prepare legal procedures (submissions, representations and pleadings)
  • Assist with the preparation of and actively participate in trials before the federal and Quebec courts;
  • Advise clients on the tax dispute resolution process and represent clients with tax authorities;
  • Assist clients in responding to federal and provincial audits;
  • Prepare notices of objection and written representations to the Canada Revenue Agency and Revenue Quebec;
  • Prepare legal opinions with respect to the tax consequences of transactions, and performing post-transaction audits for tax efficacy and litigation risk.
At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, people need extra time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

What you bring to the role
  • Bachelor of Laws and Master of Taxation (or the equivalent) with admission to the Quebec Bar;
  • Five to seven years of tax dispute and litigation experience gained at a leading law firm;
  • Knowledge of Quebec Court procedures (essential) and Tax Court of Canada procedures;
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Resourcefulness and high level of autonomy;

Keys to your success
KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

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