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Frédéric Harvey is a senior partner in our Tax Group in Montréal.

With expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, international taxation and corporate reorganizations, Mr. Harvey provides our client base with strategic tax advice on complex business transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions both cross-border and domestic and exchangeable share transactions representing foreign acquirers or Canadian targets. He has also advised on structuring foreign investments in Canada and in structuring renewable energy projects.

Mr. Harvey is listed in the most recent edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, a guide to the leading law firms and practitioners in Canada, as a leading lawyer in the areas of corporate tax and private equity. He is also recommended in Lexpert/ALM's 2015 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, in the area of corporate tax. Moreover, he is rated by Martindale-Hubbell and he is noted for his mergers and acquisitions work in the International Tax Review Guide, World Tax 2009. Mr. Harvey is placed as a leading tax lawyer in Chambers Canada and the Best Lawyers in Canada latest repertories.

Mr. Harvey completed his law degree at Université de Montréal in 1986 and his Masters in taxation at Université de Sherbrooke in 1989.

He was called to the Québec bar in 1987.



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