Ilana Ludwin

Ilana is a Tax lawyer in Osler Works – Transactional, a service that uses cutting-edge technology, streamlined processes and skilled legal professionals to support our deal teams and clients largely in the context of transactions. She joined Osler in 2014 after serving as a law clerk to the Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein at the Supreme Court of Canada. Ilana obtained her LL.B. and B.C.L. at McGill University and received the Principal David L. Johnston Medal on graduation. While at McGill, she clerked for the Honourable Marie-France Bich at the Court of Appeal of Quebec and was an editor at the McGill Law Journal. Prior to law school, she studied Political Studies and Mathematics at Queen's University, graduating with the Political Studies Medal.  


Areas of Expertise

Latest Insights

  • Osler Update Jul 4, 2024

    Canada’s digital services tax enters into force

    The Digital Services Tax Act (DSTA) entered into force on June 28, 2024, pursuant to an Order in Council (OIC) of that date. The DSTA was enacted by...

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    Canada’s digital services tax enters into force
  • Osler Update May 2, 2024

    Canadian government moves ahead with Global Minimum Tax Act

    Canada’s Pillar Two legislation, the Global Minimum Tax Act, is introduced in Parliament. In their Update, Patrick Marley, Oleg Chayka, Ilana...

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    Canadian government moves ahead with Global Minimum Tax Act
  • Osler Update Mar 4, 2024

    Department of Finance releases consultation papers on patent box regime and SR&ED

    The Department of Finance opened two consultations regarding a new patent box regime and the existing SR&ED program with comments due by April 15.

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    Department of Finance releases consultation papers on patent box regime and SR&ED
  • Osler Update Dec 21, 2023

    OECD releases third administrative guidance on Pillar Two and confirms delay of the Pillar One timeline

    The OECD has published the third administrative guidance on Pillar Two and has confirmed the delay of the Pillar One timeline.

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    OECD releases third administrative guidance on Pillar Two and confirms delay of the Pillar One timeline
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Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Recognized as “One to Watch” in Corporate and Commercial Litigation 

Media Mentions

  • Media Mentions Sep 2, 2022

    Managing the tax impact of cross-border remote work arrangements: A Canadian perspective

    The tax implications of cross-border remote work arrangements is discussed by Kim Maguire and Ilana Ludwin in the Tax Management International...

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Speaking and Writing

Published Work

  • "Electoral Errors in Etobicoke: Issues & Implications" (2013) 7:2 Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law 339.

Credentials

Education

  • McGill University, LL.B./B.C.L. (Dean's Honour List)
  • Queen's University, B.A.H. (Dean's Honour List with Distinction)

Languages

  • English
  • French

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario