Robert Lee

Robert H. Lee

Calgary Office - Partner Work+ 1 (403) 260-6676

Areas of Practice

Corporate Tax Planning
International Tax Planning
Trust and Estate Tax Planning
Personal Tax Planning
Tax Dispute Resolution

Robert advises in all areas of tax law with a focus on corporate and international tax planning, employee and executive compensation, trust and estate tax planning, and tax dispute resolution. He has written and presented on tax matters for the Canadian Tax Foundation, the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, and the Canadian Bar Association.

Prior to joining Felesky Flynn LLP, Robert articled and practised tax law at a national law firm in Calgary.

Professional History

Joined Felesky Flynn LLP, 2012
Admitted as a member of the Law Society of Alberta, 2010

Educational History

Juris Doctor, University of Toronto, 2009
Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 2005

Memberships and Associations

Member, Law Society of Alberta
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Calgary Bar Association
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
Member, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
Member, International Fiscal Association Canada
Member, Yale Alumni Schools Committee

Publications and Presentations

“Tax Planning Is Key to Successful Cross-Border Transactions”, The Business Advisor, December 2018
“Recent GAAR Developments”, Canadian Bar Association Tax Specialists – South Section, January 23, 2017
“Overview of Canadian Corporate International Tax Rules”, CPA Alberta Professional Development Seminar, December 5 and 15, 2016 (co-presented)
“Interest Deductibility Update and Refresher”, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society Fall Lecture Series, October 15, 2015
“Subsection 74.5(11) and Professional Corporation Shares”, Vol. 14, No. 3, Tax for the Owner-Manager, July 2014
“Corporate Tax – Provincial and Federal Update”, Acumen Information Services Corporate Income Tax Update, March 13, 2014 (co-presented)
“Death of a Taxpayer: Employee Stock Option Benefits”, Vol. 13, No. 2, Tax for the Owner-Manager, April 2013
“Break-fee Receipts: Expanding the Concept of Income”, Vol. XVIII, No. 1, Corporate Finance (Federated Press), 2012 (co-authored)