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Amy Lee

Amy Lee
Amy Lee Associate | Toronto
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Recent representative matters include advising:

  • Sappi Canada Enterprises Inc. on its acquisition of Rayonier A.M. Canada Enterprises Inc.’s pulp mill and related assets in Quebec

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Corporation (CPRC) in lawsuits launched against the Government of Canada to recover taxes paid in contravention of a provision of the 1880 Charter of CPRC

  • Maroon Group, a portfolio company of CI Capital, in connection with its acquisition of the assets of Cambrian Chemicals

  • Driven Brands Inc. in connection with its acquisition of collision and glass repair franchisor Carstar Automotive Canada Inc.

  • GMS Inc. on its C$800-million acquisition of WSB Titan from TorQuest Partners

  • Ball Corporation on its acquisition of Neuman Aluminum

  • The court-appointed receivers of Questfire Energy Corp.

  • Wynnchurch Capital on its acquisition of select assets of Uponor Infra Ltd.

  • Xerox Limited in connection with its acquisition of Hubdoc Inc.

  • Carillion Canada Inc. regarding its sale of certain assets and liabilities to a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings

  • Superior Plus on its divestiture of assets associated with the retail propane business of Canwest Propane

  • A private equity firm in connection with its acquisition and continuing consolidation of specialist dental and orthodontist practices across Canada

  • Hub International in connection with its acquisition of various insurance brokerages, including the property and casualty insurance business of Cypher Systems Group Inc. and commercial property and casualty brokerage Integro (Canada) Ltd.

  • Various foreign entities on entry into the Canadian market, including online platforms and sharing economy businesses

  • Domestic and foreign entities and their professional advisors regarding the analysis of GST/HST and RST assessments and litigation risks and audit management, defence and negotiation with federal and provincial tax authorities

  • Various Canadian licensed producers and businesses in adjacent industries on the application of the cannabis excise duties regime including licensing, stamping, packaging and pricing requirements

Professional Activities

Amy is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association. She provides pro bono legal advice to a number of not-for-profit and charitable organizations and volunteers with Pro Bono Law Ontario’s Free Legal Advice Hotline and the LAWS (Law in Action Within Schools) mentoring program.

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Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2017
J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School - 2016
B.A.S. (Accounting, Spec. Hon.), York University - 2013
B.F.A. (Studio, Spec. Hon.), York University - 2009

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