Tax Litigation Associate - Ey Law Llp- Toronto

February 6 2023
Industries Consulting services
Categories Litigation, Tax,
Toronto, ON • Full time
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

We currently have an excellent career opportunity for a Tax Litigation Associate. Our award-winning national tax litigation team offers a powerful combination of legal knowledge, experience and national presence to help our clients successfully navigate the complexities of Canada’s tax laws. Our team has been ranked among Canada’s best and a number of our lawyers are widely regarded as leading practitioners and authorities in various areas of tax law and tax litigation. You’ll be part of a national team with a wide variety of experiences in a supportive environment.

Your key responsibilities

As a Tax Litigation Associate, you will be involved with all aspects of tax litigation as well as in providing legal opinions on complex issues.

  • Assisting clients in responding to federal and provincial audits; preparing voluntary disclosures; advising clients on the tax dispute resolution process; preparing notices of objection and written representations to the federal and provincial tax appeals divisions; and assisting with litigation of tax appeals before various federal and provincial courts.
  • This role also includes assisting with the preparation of legal opinions with respect to the tax consequences of transactions, as well as litigation risk.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior academic credentials and excellent research skills

To qualify for the role you must have

  • One to four years of tax litigation and controversy experience gained at a leading law firm
  • Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and/or Le Barreau du Québec.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A high level of motivation, strong work ethic and self-starting attitude.
  • Bilingual language skills (English and French) are an asset

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent research skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player who collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What we offer

At EY Law, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you to decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Diversity and Inclusion at EY

Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.

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