Firoz Ahmed - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Firoz Ahmed

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 416-862-6696

Firoz specializes in the taxation of mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, debt restructurings, partnership arrangements and international taxation. He has written articles and presented papers on a number of income tax subjects for the International Tax Review, Journal of International Taxation, Canadian Tax Journal and the Tax Executives Institute. Firoz has been seconded to the Rulings Directorate of Revenue Canada, Taxation as a senior rulings officer in the corporate reorganizations section.

Additional Information

Notable Matters
  • URS Corporation in its $1.5 billion proposed acquisition of Flint Energy Services Ltd.
  • Equinox Minerals Limited in respect of its proposed acquisition of Lundin and in respect of its acquisition by Barrick Gold Corporation.
  • Magna International Inc. in respect of its recapitalization to eliminate its dual share structure.
  • Biovail Corporation in respect of its merger with Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
  • TD Bank in respect of its acquisition of Commerce Bancorp Inc. and in respect of the merger of TD Waterhouse with Ameritrade.
  • CanWest in respect of the restructurings of its print and broadcasting operations.
  • NOVA Corporation in respect of its acquisition by IPIC.
  • RBC in respect of its acquisition of Phillips, Hager & North.
  • KKR in its acquisition of Masonite International Corporation.
  • CanWest in its acquisition with Goldman Sachs of Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc.
Queen’s UniversityCarleton University
Canadian Bar AssociationInternational Fiscal AssociationCanadian Tax Foundation

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Toronto Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Toronto Metro Area
Firoz Ahmed has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Firoz Ahmed has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Tax Law (Corporate)