Amanda Heale - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Amanda Heale

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015
Phone: 416-862-6780

Amanda advises on tax issues related to international tax planning, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, corporate finance and tax dispute resolution.

In 2004-2005, Amanda was a law clerk to the Honourable Morris J. Fish of the Supreme Court of Canada. Amanda is a member of Osler’s Student Committee and an Adjunct Moot Advisor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

Additional Information

Notable Matters
  • Canada v. GlaxoSmithKline Inc., 2012 SCC 52, appeal to the Supreme Court regarding the transfer price of the active ingredient in a branded pharmaceutical product.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc. in its $8.7 billion all cash acquisition of Bausch + Lomb.
  • URS Corporation in its $1.5 billion acquisition of Flint Energy Services Ltd.
  • Sterling Partners in its $590 million acquisition of MOSAID Technologies Inc.
  • Equinox Minerals in its unsolicited bid for Lundin Mining and its acquisition agreement with Barrick Gold Corporation.
  • Walter Energy in its $3.3 billion acquisition of Western Coal Corp. by plan of arrangement.
  • Kinross Gold Corporation in its $7 billion acquisition of Red Back Mining Inc.
  • Magna International in its dual class share capital reorganization by way of plan of arrangement.
  • Issuer's counsel on Bank of Montreal’s Covered Bond Programme.
  • Issuer’s counsel on The Bank of Nova Scotia’s Covered Bond Programme.
  • Dealers’ counsel on National Bank of Canada’s Covered Bond Programme.
University of TorontoJ.D. Queen’s University
International Fiscal AssociationCanadian Tax FoundationOntario Bar AssociationCanadian Bar AssociationLaw Society of Upper Canada

Office Location

100 King Street West
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6200, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, ON M5X 1B8

Practice Areas

Tax Law