Anne-Sophie provides thoughtful and effective advocacy for her clients’ tax disputes – both in and outside of court.
Anne-Sophie has a record of success acting for clients on all aspects of their disputes with federal and provincial authorities, from audits to appeals to judicial reviews. Her clients include individuals and businesses from a range of industry sectors, including railways, construction and real estate.
The Federal Republic of Nigeria
Acting on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Canadian proceedings involving the Nigerian government's efforts to recover assets, including a private jet, from the key figure in the "Malabu Oil Scandal," one of Africa's biggest corruption cases.
National Bank of Canada
Successfully represented National Bank of Canada before the Court of Québec in proceedings against Revenu Québec, concerning the computation of the tax on capital as it applied to financial institutions during the relevant period.
George Markou et al.
Acting for George Markou and a group of over 250 taxpayers before the Federal Court of Appeal and the Tax Court of Canada in a matter relating to charitable donations made between 2001 and 2003 to the John McKellar Charitable Foundation, for which donation tax credits have been denied by the Canada Revenue Agency. The case has generated a number of derivative and interlocutory actions before the Tax Court of Canada and the Federal Court.
Private Equity Firm
Representing a private equity group before the Tax Court of Canada in connection with a dispute involving foreign exchange forward contracts in what is commonly referred to as "straddle" trading undertaken by a substantial number of taxpayers.
Via Rail Canada Inc.
Acting for Via Rail Canada Inc. in connection with a fuel tax dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency.