Leilani Kagan, K.C.

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Leilani is a partner in the Business Law Group (Tax). Her practice encompasses corporate transactions and all aspects of income and commodity taxation.

Leilani Kagan, K.C.

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Leilani is a partner in the Business Law Group (Tax). Her practice encompasses corporate transactions and all aspects of income and commodity taxation, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, with a primary focus on owner-manager taxation issues, corporate reorganizations, spin-offs, private equity investments, financings, REITs, partnership and joint ventures.

Leilani’s practice also includes business succession planning, estate planning and trusts, as well as advisory and compliance work with charities and non-profit organizations, including private and public foundations.


Additional Information

University of Manitoba, LL.B., 1998
University of Manitoba, B.A. (Economics), 1995

Manitoba, 1999

Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) Designation by the Manitoba Government, 2022
Lexpert’s Leading Lawyers Under 40
University of Manitoba Gold Medalist, 1995
Completed Part I, II & III of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course

Director of The Dream Factory Foundation

Director of TOBA Centre for Children and Youth

United Way Major Donor Cabinet

Member of the “Y” Sports dinner Committee in support of the JCC Rady Centre

Sessional lecturer in Robson Hall Law School, University of Manitoba

Learning Group Facilitator for The Centre for Professional Legal Education program (CPLED) for the Law Society of Manitoba

Lecturer for Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba Professional Development

 

Numerous journal articles, periodicals, lectures and presentations on tax-related matters, including for the Canadian Tax Foundation Prairie Provinces Tax Conference and Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the Manitoba, Canada section of the Lex Mundi Tax Rulings Global Practice Guide, financial advisors, banks and credit unions and local and national charities.