Lawyer Profile

Olivier Fournier

Deloitte Legal Canada LLP

Partner, Montreal

Olivier Fournier

Olivier Fournier is the Canadian Legal Leader and leads the Montreal office of Deloitte Legal Canada LLP. Olivier practices tax law with a focus on tax litigation and tax controversy, from the audit and objection stages to tax appeals before the courts. He regularly assists clients in resolving tax disputes, both in and out of Court, and engages in managing complex tax audits, ensuring that the tax authorities operate within the lawful parameters regarding demands for information and documents and correcting non-compliance issues. He also has had significant exposure to tax planning for domestic and international mergers and acquisitions.

He has acted in matters before the Tax Court of Canada, the Court of Québec, the Superior Court of Québec, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Publications and Speeches
He is a governor of the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF), as well as an active speaker, writer and presenter at various conferences and seminars such for the Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF) and the CTF.

Education
Olivier was called to the Bar of Québec in 2006, after receiving an MBA from the University of Ottawa (2005), and an LL.L., 2005 – magna cum laude and a B.Sc. (Biology), 2002 from the University of Ottawa.

Olivier Fournier