Robert  Raizenne

Robert Raizenne, Partner, Taxation

Contact Information

  • tel: 514.904.5626
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Areas of Expertise

Bar Admission

Québec, 1981 ; Ontario, 1997


  • McGill University, B.C.L.
  • University of Toronto, M.A.
  • Concordia University, B.A.




English, French


Robert has extensive experience in a wide variety of transactions and tax planning matters, including cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, corporate finance, international tax and trusts. He is also an experienced tax litigator. Robert is a sessional lecturer in Corporate Tax at McGill University's Faculty of Law and a sought-after speaker and writer on tax topics. He has spoken frequently at the Canadian Tax Foundation’s Annual Conference, the Annual Conference of the Canadian Branch of the International Fiscal Association and other professional venues.

Notable Matters

  • Homburg Canada Real Estate Investment in connection with its $160 million initial public offering and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.


  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Canadian Association of Law Teachers
  • Association de planification fiscale et financière
  • American Bar Association

Industry Recognition

  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2014: Corporate Tax
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015: Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
  • Lexpert Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Corporate Lawyers 2014
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014: Corporate Tax
  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Business Lawyers 2014: Tax
  • Expert Guides: The Legal Media Group Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers 2012: Tax Advisers
  • The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2011: Corporate Tax