T. 613.599.9600 ext. 250 eduez@lwlaw.com

Area of Practice

Taxation, Tax Planning & Tax Litigation

Year of Call

2002 – Ontario

Duez, Estelle


Estelle is a partner with the firm’s tax and personal planning group and participates in all aspects of that group’s practice. The group assists clients with the tax implications of their business transactions by developing succession plans for family businesses, strategies to facilitate cross-border investment, and custom-built solutions for clients’ evolving business models. Working closely with members of the firm’s corporate and securities practices, the tax group provides advice regarding the Canadian taxation of investment rounds, acquisitions, mergers and public offerings with a view to maximizing value for all parties, while also addressing clients’ day-to-day operational issues from a tax perspective. The group’s practice also includes estate planning and tax objections, appeals and litigation.

Prior to joining LW in 2004, Estelle articled with and practiced with the tax department of Goodman and Carr LLP in Toronto.



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