Davis LLP

Davis LLP

June 04, 2013 19:23 ET

Davis LLP Expands Montreal Office With New Lawyers

MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 4, 2013) - Davis LLP, a full-service business law firm, further expands the firm's Montréal office with the addition of Mark Potechin and Héloïse Renucci, who will lead the taxation and wills, estates & trusts practices in the city. Building on Davis' positive momentum, these additions continue our growth in Eastern Canada, and add further weight to the services we provide to our clients.

"We are continuing to expand our capabilities in key areas across the country," said Rob Seidel, Firm Managing Partner of Davis LLP. "Mark and Héloïse bring diverse experience to Davis in acting for high profile clients in taxation and estate matters. Their strong expertise and relationships in the market make them an excellent fit for the firm and our clients."

Mark Potechin, who joins the firm as a partner, practises taxation law with a focus on income tax planning for corporations and individuals as well as representing them before the tax authorities. Part of his practice is also focused on wills, estates and trusts, especially resolution of estate disputes.

Mark's first job was in the tax department of an international accounting firm. Mark now has over 30 years' experience working in income tax, meeting the corporate tax requirements of owner-managed enterprises and the personal tax planning needs of the owners and their families. He also has experience on matters related to GST, HST and QST.

Héloïse Renucci, who joins the firm as an associate, is a member of the Taxation Group and the Wills, Estates & Trusts Group. Her practice is focused on all aspects of estate and tax planning as well as representation of clients before the tax authorities. Héloïse represents private companies in various industries as well as other entities and individuals. She has acquired specific experience in settling international estates.

The continued expansion of the firm's office in Montréal and our recent additions in Toronto exemplifies Davis' commitment to grow organically and through strategic acquisition.

About Davis LLP

Davis LLP is a full-service business law firm with over 250 lawyers across Canada and in Tokyo, Japan(1). The firm has well-known and respected capabilities in core legal services, and is a leader in a number of niche markets. Davis LLP is described by Chambers Global as "a lean outfit that punches above its weight." The firm acts for Canadian and international clients, and is often involved in complex matters with an international dimension. To learn more about the firm, please visit www.davis.ca.

(1) Through its associate office, Davis & Takahashi.

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