Bobby Solhi is partner in BLG's Tax Group. His practice is focused on the GST/HST and commodity taxes as well as tax planning for privately held companies and their owners. He regularly provides tax advice to Canadian and foreign clients on business transactions including new ownership structures, re-organizations, mergers, acquisitions, and divestures across various industries.
Bobby has a very active tax litigation and dispute resolution practice where he represents clients in tax disputes with tax authorities. He has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal with the vast majority of cases settled favourably prior to a hearing.
During his time at Ministry of Finance, Bobby was a key contributor to several high-profile projects in tax administration, tax policy design, and the introduction of the HST in Ontario.