Kaleigh Hawkins-Schulz

Kaleigh Hawkins-Schulz

Associate, Tax

Contact Information

khawkinsschulz@osler.com

tel: 416.862.4236

Office

Toronto

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2019

Education

  • University of Western Ontario, J.D.
  • McGill University, B.A.

Language(s)

French, English

Kaleigh (she/her) advises multi-national entities in connection with complex cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, pre-and-post-acquisition restructuring, joint ventures, public and private offerings, and corporate reorganizations. Kaleigh also frequently advises foreign entities and pension plans on tax-efficient structuring of investments in private equity funds, hedge funds, real estate investment funds, and other joint venture investment structures.

Kaleigh graduated from the J.D. program at the University of Western Ontario and completed a semester abroad at the University of Hong Kong where she studied international business law. Prior to law school, Kaleigh attended McGill University, where she completed a Bachelor of Arts and was a member of the varsity women’s basketball team.

Kaleigh is also the co-chair of the Osler Pride Network, which aims to promote LGBTQ2S+ initiatives within the firm and in the community.

  • Osler Pride Network, Co-chair
  • First Generation Network, Mentor

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Law Society of Ontario

  • Reading the tea leaves: President Biden’s “Made in America” tax plan (with P. Seraganian, J. Lee, K. Colan, J. Rhein, and A. Granek), Osler Update, April 21, 2021
  • There’s a new sheriff in town: The impact of the Biden administration on cross-border tax planning and deal-making (with P. Seraganian, J. Lee, K. Colan, J. Rhein, and A. Granek), Osler Update, January 20, 2021
  • IRS says USMCA = NAFTA for tax treaty purposes (with P. Seraganian, J. Lee, K. Colan, and A. Granek), Osler Update, May 21, 2020
  • Final U.S. tax regulations transform cross-border financing (with P. Seraganian, J. Lee, K. Colan, and A. Granek), Osler Update, April 13, 2020
  • Congress passes massive $2T stimulus package – What Canadian businesses need to know about tax relief in the CARES Act (with P. Seraganian, J. Lee, K. Colan, and A. Granek), Osler Update, March 30, 2020
  • OECD provides additional detail on Pillar One proposal in update on international tax reform – Seeking consensus-based solution in 2020 (with P. Marley, P. Macdonald, K. Gray, T. Cao, and E. Wang), Osler Update, February 3, 2020
  • Osler submission to OECD advocates for narrow application of Global Anti-Base Erosion Proposal (with P. Marley, K. Gray, and T. Cao), Osler Update, December 3, 2019
  • Osler submission to OECD on Public Consultation Document for “Unified Approach” under Pillar One (with P. Marley, K. Gray, and T. Cao), November 11, 2019
  • Unilateral or Unified: Canada’s Approach to Taxing Digital Services, Tax Management International Journal (with P. Marley, K. Gray, and T. Cao), November 8, 2019
  • Commercial Arbitration without Hearing, A Practitioner's Guide to Commercial Arbitration, Toronto: Irwin Law Inc., 2017 (with Richard H. McLaren, O.C.)