Pierre-Louis Le Saunier

Pierre-Louis Le Saunier Partner

Pierre-Louis Le Saunier


  • Université de Sherbrooke (M.Fisc. 2009)
  • Université Laval (LL.B. 2002)

Bar Admission

  • Québec, 2005
Representative Work
  • Valero Energy Inc. v. Canada — Application for judicial review.
  • A public cable company in an appeal to the Quebec provincial court involving the application of the GAAR to depreciation expenses and the allocation of partnership income.
  • A multinational clothing retailer in an appeal to the Tax Court of Canada involving the GAAR.
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  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Tax and Litigation: Corporate Tax.
  • The Legal 500 Canada 2019 as a recommended lawyer in Tax.
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2021 in Tax.
Speaking Engagements
  • "Correcting Tax-Related Errors in Contracts", Stikeman Elliott CLE Marathon, Montréal, February 2020.
  • "Panel on the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR)", Association de Planification Fiscale et Financière (APFF), 2019 Convention, Montreal, October 10, 2019 (co-speaker).
  • "Impacts des modifications législatives subséquentes aux faits en litige dans l’application de la règle générale anti-évitement", Laval University, 8e Symposium en fiscalité "L'interaction des savoirs", Quebec, July 2019 (co-speaker).
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