Robert  Raizenne

Robert Raizenne

Partner, Tax

Contact Information

tel: 514.904.5626



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 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.

    • J.D. Irving Limited in its successful appeal of Revenu Québec’s reassessments
    • Homburg Canada Real Estate Investment in connection with its $160 million initial public offering and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange

  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Business Lawyers: Recognized in Tax
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Recognized in Corporate Tax; Estate & Personal Tax Planning – Estate Litigation; Estate & Personal Tax Planning – Estate & Tax Planning
  • The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada: Recognized in Corporate Tax
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Recognized in Tax Law and Trusts and Estates
  • International Tax Review: Recognized as a Tax Leader
  • Who’s Who Legal: Recognized in Corporate Tax - Advisory, Tax - Controversy, Recognized in Thought Leaders: Corporate Tax, Controversy; Corporate Tax, Advisory and Controversy (International) and Corporate Tax (Canada)

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

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