Carol Rabbat


B.C.L./LL.B.: 2000 (McGill University)
D.E.S.S. (fiscalité): 2012 (HEC Montréal)

Year of Call : 2001 (Québec)

Carol’s practice encompasses many facets of domestic tax law, including personal, estate, and corporate income tax planning for individuals and owner-managed businesses, federal and provincial sales tax issues, and corporate/commercial law, including reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions.  She also assists taxpayers with cross-border planning.

Carol has played a key role in asset and share sales from the initial tax planning stage to documenting the finer details of the commercial transactions negotiated by the parties.  She has also been instrumental in successfully restructuring corporate operations to achieve tax efficient results.

She is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Association de Planification fiscal et financière, and has presented to the tax community on topics involving compliance issues related to increased reporting obligations.

Carol obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology at McGill University before graduating with distinction from McGill University’s National Programme (Bachelor of Civil Law and Bachelor of Common Law) at the Faculty of Law in the spring of 2000.  \ She completed the CICA In-Depth Tax Course in 2003 and in May 2012 obtained a Diplôme d’études supérieures spécialisées (fiscalité) from HEC Montreal.

Carol started at the firm as a summer student and also completed her articles. She became an associate lawyer in 2001 following her call to the Bar, a partner in 2019, and a name partner in 2022.