The Honourable Marc Noël, KC

The Honourable Marc Noël is a partner in the National Tax Practice and practices in our Ottawa office. Marc’s long and distinguished legal career has spanned nearly 50 years. His many years as an accomplished tax lawyer practicing in both Ontario and Québec were followed by his appointment to the Federal Court in 1992. Marc was appointed as Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal in 2014 and served in that role until his retirement in 2023. During his tenure at the Federal Court of Appeal, Marc built a reputation as one of Canada’s leading tax jurists.

Marc’s practice focuses on tax disputes and litigation. His experience and expertise provide clients with invaluable insight into complex tax disputes.


Areas of Expertise

Latest Insights

  • Webinar Nov 9, 2023

    Canadian Tax Law Insights: How proposed amendments and recent Supreme Court decisions could affect the general anti-avoidance rule (GAAR)

    Available on-demand, you can now watch the in-depth panel discussion on the practical implications of the proposed amendments to GAAR and the two...

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    Canadian Tax Law Insights: How proposed amendments and recent Supreme Court decisions could affect the general anti-avoidance rule (GAAR)

Media Mentions

  • Osler News Sep 19, 2023

    Former Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Appeal Marc Noël joins Osler

    Osler is pleased to welcome the Honourable Marc Noël as a partner in our National Tax Practice.

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Speaking and Writing

Speaking Engagements

speaker 05/5/2024
TEI 56th Annual Canadian Tax Conference
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speaker 09/11/2023
Canadian Tax Law Insights: How proposed amendments and recent Supreme Court decisions could affect the general anti-avoidance rule (GAAR)
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Credentials

Education

  • University of Ottawa, B.A., L.L.L., L.L.B.

Languages

  • English
  • French

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Barreau du Québec