800 Victoria Sq, Suite 3500, PO Box 242, The Stock Exchange Twr, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1980 (QC)
François Barette is recognized as a leading litigator and tax lawyer. He represents diversified clients including individuals, corporations and trusts both in Canada and internationally. His practice extends well beyond tax litigation and he is asked to intervene in a range of civil and administrative matters. He advises clients on issues concerning federal and provincial income tax, sales tax, goods and services tax, excise tax, payroll taxes and property tax. François’ expertise in federal and provincial income tax encompasses inter-provincial tax planning arrangements, multi-jurisdictional taxation, retroactive tax legislation, general and specific anti-avoidance rules, and transfer pricing. François also has considerable experience in compliance issues, including audits, objections and investigations.