Pierre-Louis Le Saunier

Pierre-Louis Le Saunier Partner

Pierre-Louis Le Saunier

Education

  • Université de Sherbrooke (M.Fisc. 2009)
  • Université Laval (LL.B. 2002)

Bar Admission

  • Québec, 2005
Representative Work
  • Valero Energy Inc. v. Canada — Successfully defended a motion to strike an application for judicial review.
  • A foreign multinational company in an application for judicial review of decisions rendered by a tax authority refusing to cancel penalties (ongoing).
  • A Canadian multinational company in an application for judicial review of decisions rendered by a tax authority refusing the application of loss carry-backs (ongoing).
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Accolades
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 in Tax.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019, as a leading lawyer in Corporate Tax.
  • The Legal 500 Canada 2019 as a recommended lawyer in Tax.
Speaking Engagements
  • "Impacts des modifications législatives subséquentes aux faits en litige dans l’application de la règle générale anti-évitement", Laval University, 8e Symposium en fiscalité "L'interaction des savoirs", Quebec, July 2019 (co-speaker).
  • "Stratégies susceptibles d’accélérer la résolution des litiges fiscaux", Tax Executives Institute (TEI) Legal Day, Montréal, March 2019.
  • "Minimizing Reputational Risk and Avoiding Penalties", Canadian Tax Foundation, Montréal, May 24-25, 2018 (co-speaker).
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