Genevieve  Leveille

Genevieve Leveille

Partner, PwC Law LLP

Geneviève is a tax litigation partner in the firm's Montreal office. Her practice focuses on tax dispute resolution and litigation. Geneviève assists clients with tax audits and objections, making representations to tax authorities, and negotiating out of court settlements. Geneviève has represented clients before the Federal Court of Appeal, Québec Court of Appeal, British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Québec Superior Court, the British Columbia Supreme Court, the Tax Court of Canada and the Court of Québec.

Geneviève works with clients across a variety of industries including mining, real estate, financial services, automotive and transportation. Geneviève also works extensively with our Private Company Services team at PwC Canada to bring value to owners and leaders of private companies.

Previously, Geneviève was an associate in the tax group of a national law firm and prior thereto was the interim Deputy Director of the Tax Law Services branch of the Department of Justice, where she practiced for almost 10 years.

During her time in government, Geneviève acted as solicitor for the Deputy Attorney General of Canada, appearing before the Federal Court of Appeal and the Tax Court of Canada. Geneviève has taught tax law and corporate law at the University of Ottawa and has coached the University of Ottawa's Pierre-Basile Mignault Moot team.
 

Education

  • E.S.S. en droit option fiscalité (tax specialist), HEC Montréal, 2007
  • LL.L Licence en droit, University of Ottawa, 2001
  • Admission to the Québec Bar - 2003

Professional Memberships

  • Barreau du Québec
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Association de planification fiscale et financière

Speaking Engagements

  • Presentation on partnerships, APFF (continuing professional development course), 2014
  • Corporate law instructor, l'École du Barreau du centre d'Ottawa, 2010-2014
  • "Everything You Need to Know About the Tax Audit", Heenan Blaikie, 2013
  • "Part-time professor, Faculty of Civil Law, University of Ottawa, 2008-2012

Contact details

Tel: +1 514 205 3960

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