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Robert  Raizenne

Robert Raizenne

Partner, Taxation


Contact Information

rraizenne@osler.com

tel: 514.904.5626

Office

Montréal

Areas of Expertise
Bar Admission

Québec, 1981

Ontario, 1997

Education
  • McGill University, B.C.L.
  • University of Toronto, M.A.
  • Concordia University, B.A.
Language(s)
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 an adjunct professor of tax law at McGill University's Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, 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 many other professional venues.

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

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada, 2016, recognized in the area of Tax Law.
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada, 2016, recognized in the area of Trusts and Estates.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2014-2016, Most Frequently Recommended in the area of Corporate Tax
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2016, Consistently Recommended in the area of Estate & Personal Tax Planning – Estate & Tax Planning
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2016, Consistently Recommended in the area of Estate & Personal Tax Planning
  • Who’s Who Legal 2015: Corporate Tax
  • 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
  • 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

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