- Susan Abbott
Carolle Fernando is a partner in our corporate commercial practice group and a member of our tax group.
Prior to joining Cox & Palmer, Carolle was a partner with a national accounting firm where her primary focus was tax law. Carolle works with a broad range of business clients advising on income tax planning, corporate reorganizations, acquisitions and sale planning. In addition, Carolle is often sought to provide in-depth advice on technical tax matters, technical analysis in support of tax positions or disputes, and written tax opinions.
Carolle has expertise in advising multinational clients on cross-border tax and corporate law matters, including the structuring and implementation of inbound investments to Canada, cross-border reorganizations, acquisitions, implementation and reorganization of cross-border debt and/or equity financing, withholding tax and the use of unlimited liability companies in cross-border structures. Carolle also has substantial experience documenting intercompany transactions for transfer pricing purposes.
Her varied practice experience has included extensive teaming with non-legal advisors to provide seamless solutions for clients. Carolle has particular expertise in overseeing and project managing legal and multidisciplinary advisor teams to implement complex reorganizations across jurisdictions.
Carolle is a graduate from Dalhousie Schulich School of Law and was called to the bar in Nova Scotia and Ontario.
Nova Scotia (2003)
- Dalhousie University
Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law (LL.B 2002)
Dalhousie University (B.Sc. 1999)
Professional Activities & Affiliations
- Canadian Tax Foundation
- International Fiscal Association (IFA)
- Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada In-Depth Tax Course (years 1 to 3)
Law Society Memberships
- Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
- Canadian Bar Association