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Jean-François Dorais,M. Tax


Jean-François Dorais is the leader of our Tax group since 2013. Made partner in 2011, he has also been a member of the Executive Committee since 2017.

He represents clients in litigious matters and dispute resolution involving federal and provincial tax authorities.

His expertise is in income tax and taxes at various stages, including audit, objection and appeal in federal and provincial courts.

He particularly works on cases concerning:

  • tax shelters;
  • false invoicing schemes (deemed);
  • offshore investments, including offshore accounts located in tax havens;
  • voluntary disclosures;
  • GST/QST;
  • R&D credits.

Jean-François is also on LinkedIn.

Areas of Expertise
  • Corporate Law and Business Advisory Services
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax, Estate Planning and Tax Litigation
  • Advanced Negotiation: Deal Design and Implementation, Harvard Negotiation Institute, 2010
  • Essentials for lawyers and working professionals, Harvard Negotiation Institute, 2009
  • LL.M. Fisc., Université de Sherbrooke, 2005
  • Taxation I and Taxation II (Centre for Continuing Education), McGill University, 2003
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 1999
Affiliations and Activities
  • Member of the Quebec Bar
  • Member of the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF)
  • Member of the APFF Stratège Committee, 2009 to 2016
  • Stikeman Elliot Prize for highest grade in the International Transactions course (Master in Taxation)
Lawyer Dorais Jean-François
Telephone514 925-6376
Facsimile514 925-5076
Year of Call to the Bar

Quebec, 2000