Robert McMechan receives Corporate Livewire’s 2016 Tax Law Award

We are proud to announce that our Tax Litigation lawyer Robert McMechan has been selected as category winner for Tax Law (Canada) in Corporate LiveWire’s 2016 Global Awards. Robert has acted in the private sector as counsel for more than twenty years for corporations and individuals with AV peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell for highest level of professional excellence.

The Corporate Livewire Legal Awards have been created to celebrate the flourishing Global Law community by acting as a showcase for the achievements of one of the world’s most successful sectors.

Click here for Robert’s full bio. 

Notre Firme est finaliste au prix d’excellence de la Petite-Moyenne Entreprise (“PME”) de l’année attribué par Le Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la Capitale nationale (RGA)

Nous sommes fiers d’annoncer que HazloLaw – Avocats d’Affaires a été nominée finaliste au prix d’excellence pour Petite-Moyenne Entreprise (“PME”) de l’année attribué par Le Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la Capitale nationale. Le prix est décerné à une entreprise selon sa performance, son engagement social ou communautaire. L’entreprise gagnante sera dévoilée samedi, le 23 avril, 2016 au Centre EY à Ottawa.

Our Firm has been nominated finalist for the Award of Excellence for Small-Medium Enterprise (“SME”) of the Year by “Le Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la Capitale nationale”

We are proud to announce that HazloLaw – Business Lawyers has been nominated finalist for the Award of Excellence for Small-Medium Enterprise (“SME”) of the Year by “Le Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la Capitale nationale”. The prize will be awarded based on performance, social or community involvement. The unveiling will take place Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the EY Centre in Ottawa.

Employment Opportunity – Tax Litigator – HazloLaw

Position

HazloLaw – Business Lawyers is seeking a driven tax litigator to join its thriving Tax Dispute Resolution Group. The ideal candidate will have 5-15 years of experience working in Tax Litigation.

The HazloLaw – Tax Dispute Resolution Group provides an excellent opportunity to work closely with our clients to advise them in the process of resolving tax litigation, issues and disputes.

About HazloLaw – Business Lawyers

Our Tax Lawyers possess over 30 years of experience and are recognized as some of Canada’s leading tax lawyers.  HazloLaw – Business Lawyers is a leading boutique business law firm and has been recognized with many awards, including the Ottawa’s Exceptional New Business Award and the Top 10 Fastest Growing Companies in Ottawa.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting meetings with clients;
  • Attending various business development events on behalf of the Firm;
  • Researching and drafting memoranda and legal opinions on tax issues;
  • Represent clients with tax authorities on tax dispute resolution matters; and
  • Conduct tax litigation.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 5 to 15 years of tax litigation and dispute resolution experience;
  • Bilingual (French and English) would be a great asset given the Gatineau-Ottawa market;
  • Member of the Quebec or Ontario Bar;
  • Knowledge of Tax Court of Canada procedures;
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, and ability to multi-task, organize and meet aggressive deadlines;
  • Excellent research, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to locate and research information efficiently, use it effectively and evaluate the quality; and
  • Dedicated to providing excellent client experience.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please submit your cover letter and résumé to [email protected].

Local business DALCINI Stainless named finalist for the 2016 Mompreneur Award!

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Congratulations to local business and HazloLaw client, DALCINI Stainless for being named a top 5 finalist for the 2016 Mompreneur® Award!

Local Ottawa Mompreneur Nita Tandon of Dalcini Inc. has been named a finalist by her peers and the business community. The task of determining who will win one of the four Awards being presented at this year’s 2016 National Mompreneurs® Conference will now be left up to an expert panel of judges.

Dalcini Stainless, a national company headquartered in Ottawa, are the proud makers of medical grade stainless steel food containers. Health Canada recognized the dangers of Bisphenol A (BPA), particularly with infants and children, and subsequently was the first country to ban the use of BPA in baby bottles.

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Robert McMechan recipient of 2015 Top Tier in Tax Litigation Legal Award

AwardWe are proud to announce that our Tax Litigation lawyer Robert McMechan is a recipient of the 2015 Canada “Top Tier in Tax Litigation” Legal Award. Robert has acted in the private sector as counsel for more than twenty years for corporations and individuals with AV peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell for highest level of professional excellence.

The Corporate Livewire Legal Awards have been created to celebrate the flourishing Global Law community by acting as a showcase for the achievements of one of the world’s most successful sectors.

Click here for Robert’s full bio. 

Martin Aquilina Selected to Supervise “Global Anti-Corruption University Project”

Martin Aquilina, a seasoned international business lawyer at HazloLaw – Business Lawyers, has been selected by the Telfer School of Management to supervise MBA students involved in the School’s “Global Anti-Corruption University Project”, which forms part of its mandatory course in Corporate Governance and Ethics.  The Project’s objective is to develop or strengthen, as required, an anti-corruption compliance program for two SMEs.  This year’s companies include JCM Capital, a financier of solar energy projects in second and third-world countries with offices in Toronto, Canada and London, England, and ING Robotic Aviation, a company based in Orléans, Ontario that makes drones designed for surveillance and monitoring purposes.