Michael Royal


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Michael Royal

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Michael is a partner and co-head of the Tax Group at Goodmans.

His practice focuses on all aspects of income taxation that arise in corporate and commercial transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, financings, and corporate reorganizations. In addition to his transactional practice, he advises clients on structuring and implementing tax-efficient executive compensation plans.

Michael is recognized in the 2022, 2023 and 2024 editions of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada for Tax Law.

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Michael’s recent representative work includes acting for:


Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association