Toronto (August 1, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) welcomes Bobby Solhi, the latest partner to join its Tax Group. Bobby will practice out of BLG’s Toronto office.

"Bobby is a great addition to our Tax Group. With his unique expertise, BLG is positioned to better serve the different needs of our clients throughout the country." said David Whelan, BLG's national group head, Specialized Business Law.

In Bobby's commodity tax practice, he advises Canadian and international clients in various industries on the GST/HST, customs and provincial taxes. He also has a very active tax litigation and dispute resolution practice, assisting clients with tax disputes at the audit, objection and appeal stages. He has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Additionally, Bobby also provides tax planning advice to privately held companies involved in business transactions on tax-efficient ownership structures, reorganization and business succession planning for their owners.

Bobby obtained his LLB from York University, Osgoode Hall Law School in 2008 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009. Prior to joining BLG, Bobby led the Commodity Tax Practice as a partner at a boutique tax law firm. He has also worked with the Ontario Ministry of Finance in the Corporate and Commodity Tax Branch.

BLG's Tax Group is composed of over 60 professionals across Canada, including lawyers and Chartered Professional Accountants. The tax team works on standalone tax mandates in addition to being trusted advisors on matters across all of BLG's practice areas. BLG's tax lawyers have a wide breadth of experience, both domestic and international, on all areas of tax law including inbound and outbound structuring, commodity taxation, litigation, investment funds, reorganizations and restructurings, insurance taxation, employee benefits and pensions, and trust and estate litigation.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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