Bobby Solhi

PartnerBorden Ladner Gervais LLPCorporate and Private M&A

Bobby Solhi is partner in BLG's Tax Group. His practice is focused on the GST/HST and commodity taxes as well as tax planning for privately held companies and their owners. He regularly provides tax advice to Canadian and foreign clients on business transactions including new ownership structures, re-organizations, mergers, acquisitions, and divestures across various industries.

Bobby Solhi is partner in BLG's Tax Group. His practice is focused on the GST/HST and commodity taxes as well as tax planning for privately held companies and their owners. He regularly provides tax advice to Canadian and foreign clients on business transactions including new ownership structures, re-organizations, mergers, acquisitions, and divestures across various industries.

Bobby has a very active tax litigation and dispute resolution practice where he represents clients in tax disputes with tax authorities. He has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal with the vast majority of cases settled favourably prior to a hearing.

During his time at Ministry of Finance, Bobby was a key contributor to several high-profile projects in tax administration, tax policy design, and the introduction of the HST in Ontario.

Education

  • Certificate of Achievement, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada
  • In-Depth Tax Course Parts I, II, and III, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • In-Depth HST/GST Course, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, J.D.

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2009

Awards & Honours

  • Honourable Paul I.B. and Mrs. Tevis Staniszewski Award
  • Gowlings LLP Prize in IP Law and Technology
  • Millennium Excellence Scholarship