Jonathan Lafrance

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Jonathan Lafrance

Jonathan Lafrance



Jonathan Lafrance's practice focuses on tax litigation and resolving Canadian tax disputes. He has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as various provincial courts. His areas of practice are income tax, indirect taxes and fuel taxes, collection measures, access to information, judicial review of ministerial decisions and judicial rectifications. He also provides assistance to taxpayers (individuals, private and public corporations) before the tax authorities at the audit level and through the voluntary disclosure program.

Before joining our Montréal office, Mr. Lafrance articled with the judges of the Tax Court of Canada. He also worked with the research chair in taxation and public finance at the University of Sherbrooke.

Professional experience

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M.Fisc., University of Sherbrooke, 2014
J.D., Common law and transnational law, University of Sherbrooke, 2011
LL.B., University of Sherbrooke, 2010
  • Quebec 2013
  • Stikeman Elliott Award, International Taxation, 2012
  • "Le nouveau Code de procédure civile et la fiscalité," Association de planification fiscale et financière, Montreal, fall 2016.
  • "Réflexes en fiscalité," Congrès du jeune barreau du Québec, Montreal, summer 2016.
  • "La pratique en fiscalité," Club droit des affaires et investissement de l'Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC,  winter 2016 and 2017.


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Association de planification fiscale et financière (tax and financial planing association)
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
    • Member, young practitioners committee
  • Lecturer - tax litigation, University of Sherbrooke law faculty