Joelle Kabouchi


[email protected]

Joelle focuses on corporate income tax, including mergers and acquisitions, and corporate reorganizations. Joelle performs tax due diligence on acquisition transactions and provides tax structuring advice for Canadian inbound investments. Joelle advises on registered plan eligibility and investment funds.

Joelle summered and articled with BLG before joining the firm as an associate.


  • PayBright Inc., one of Canada’s leading buy-now-pay-later providers, in connection with its $340 million acquisition by Affirm, Inc., a leading U.S.-based buy now, pay later platform.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation

Community Involvement

  • Pro bono files, mainly Ontario charities.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2022) of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada (Tax Law)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2016
  • JD, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • BBA, Specialization in Accounting, Schulich School of Business