Title : Lawyer Year of call : 2017

Expertise : taxation | business law | real estate law

Hotline: 438 943-2042

A graduate of the Faculty of Civil Law at the University of Ottawa, Alexa Charbonneau also holds a Juris Doctor in North American Common Law from the Université de Montréal and is currently pursuing a master's degree in taxation at the Université de Sherbrooke. She also learned about the English legal system during a student exchange to the University of Kent in England as well as the Chinese legal system at the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing. Called to the Barreau du Québec in 2017, she joined the Cain Lamarre team at their Montréal office in 2018. Alexa Charbonneau mainly practices in the field of tax law, particularly by assisting corporate and individual taxpayers in tax litigation matters.


  • Taxation (trusts, transaction taxes, tax and estate planning, tax reorganization)
  • Business law (commercial law, corporate law, governance)
  • Real estate law (partnership agreements)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Member, l'Association de planification fiscale et financière (APFF)


  • Master of Taxation (MTax), Université de Sherbrooke (2022)
  • Juris Doctor in North American Common Law, Université de Montréal (2016)
  • Bachelor of Civil Laws, University of Ottawa (2014)
  • Certificate in English Law, University of Kent, Canterbury, England (2013)
  • Certificate in Chinese Law, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China (2012)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre, Montréal (2018 to present)
  • Lambert Angers Avocats, Montréal (2016 to 2017)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • "Fiscalité à l’ère du numérique" ("Taxation in the Digital Age"), Université de Montréal (2018)
  • "Mobilité de la main-d’œuvre et politiques de télétravail à l’étranger : attention aux enjeux fiscaux", co-author of an article with Me Antoine Michaud-Soret, in the APFF magazine Stratège, Winter 2021, volume 26, no 4 (2021)