Of Counsel, Member of the Québec Bar
LL.B., D. Fisc., TEP
Levy Salis LLP is very pleased to welcome, Michel Durand, Of Counsel, Member of the Québec Bar, LL.B., D. Fisc., TEP.
Michel Durand has more than 25 years of legal and tax experience. For several years, in parallel with his legal practice, where he served a client base composed mainly of small to medium-sized businesses, he worked as an editor for a publishing firm specialized in the popularization of legal, tax and financial literature. For the latter, Michel wrote or revised over 20 books that popularize legal, tax and financial topics, or participated in the writing of such books. Between 2007 and 2020, Michel successively joined the taxation services department of three prominent national and multinational accounting firms and one prominent Montreal law firm. Since March 2021, Michel acts exclusively, through LexTax Inc., a corporation of which he is the president, as Of Counsel to Levy Salis LLP.
Michel practices in estate and tax planning and corporate reorganizations as well as business acquisitions and sales. He is often called upon to provide advice with regards to the tax consequences of complex transactions. He also represents clients before the tax authorities in connection with administrative procedures regarding audits, objections or voluntary disclosures.
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