Alessandro Cotugno

Senior Associate

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Alessandro provides tax-consulting services on corporate and commercial transactions including investments inbound into Canada and outbound from Canada, as well as restructuring of foreign affiliates’ operations.

He has expertise in sales and corporate income tax, estate planning and the implementation of in-house and commercial aspects of planning

Prior to joining BLG, Alessandro worked as a tax lawyer in a national accounting firm in Montréal where he assisted with the tax planning and compliance of businesses operating in various sectors, including the public sector.

He is fluent in English, French and Italian.


  • BLG acted as Canadian counsel for PE-backed Atlanta-based buyer, East West Manufacturing, LLC in its acquisition of all the assets of Groupe Varitron, Inc., a top 5 electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider in Canada.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Québec Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Association de planification fiscale et financière du Québec (APFF)
  • Member, International Fiscal Association
  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2018
  • LL.M (Taxation), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2017
  • LL.L, University of Ottawa, 2015