Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Éric Gélinas, M.Fisc., a prominent lawyer and tax and estate planning specialist is joining the firm as a partner and member of the Business Law team. Éric Gélinas has over twenty years of experience in corporate tax matters related to business succession and estate planning.
Mr. Gélinas has developed a unique expertise in complex domestic and international tax reorganisations related to mergers and acquisitions as well as business successions. Over the years, he has participated in many reorganisations, privatisations, sales and acquisitions involving major national and international companies.
Mr. Gélinas holds a Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) and Masters of Law (LL.M.) from the Université Laval and a Masters in Taxation (M.Fisc.) from the Université de Sherbrooke. He has been a member of the Quebec bar since 1993 and professor of taxation in the Department of Accounting and Taxation of the Université de Sherbrooke’s School of Business since 2010. He is also a frequent speaker and has authored several publications in his field of expertise.