Joy Elkeslassy joined Spiegel Sohmer’s Taxation Law Group in 2016 after articling at our firm.
Joy’s main area of practice is business and personal taxation, as well as trust and estate planning.
Recipient of the Award of Excellence from the Canadian Tax Foundation for placing first overall in the Master of Laws, Taxation Option, at HEC Montréal
Ranked first at the Quebec Bar Exam in 2013–2014
Recipient of an Award of Excellence from the executive board of graduate studies at HEC Montréal
Recipient of the Louis-Côté Award
Recipient of the Ronald J. Rolls ’58, Q.C. Prize
Dean’s List of Excellence at the Faculty of Law of the University of Montreal
Publications and Conferences
TCC Curtails SBD Multiplication, Canadian Tax Focus, Vol. 9, no 2, (May 2019)
The Last Episode: GAAR and the Half-Loaf Tax Plan, a case comment co-authored with Robert Korne in Current Cases (2018), vol. 66, no.2 Canadian Tax Journal, 401-408.
Tax Court to Chew on Half-Loaf Tax Plan Again, a case comment co-authored with Robert Korne in Current Cases (2016), vol. 64, No.2 Canadian Tax Journal, 443-451
Barreau du Québec (2016)
Young Bar of Montreal (YBM)
Association de planificaiton fiscale et financière (APFF)
Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF)
Master of Laws (LL.M.), Taxation Option, HEC Montréal / University of Montreal with Award of Excellence (2017)
Juris Doctor in Common Law (J.D.), Osgoode Hall Law School (2013)
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), with Award of Excellence, University of Montreal (2012)
Certificate in Chinese Law, China University of Political Science and Law (2011)