Malya Amghar Associate

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2015 - Québec

Primary office:  Montréal

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Malya Amghar

Malya Amghar is an associate in Gowling WLG's Montréal office, practising in the national Tax Law Group. Her practice focuses on all aspects of tax law, such as tax planning for businesses and international tax law. She performs complex strategy analysis and development in a variety of commercial operations, such as mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border restructurings.

Malya holds a LLL from the University of Ottawa (2013, magna cum laude) as well as an LLM in tax law from HEC Montréal. She is a member of the Fiscal and Financial Planning Association and the International Fiscal Association. She is also actively involved in and does presentations for the Canadian Tax Foundation.

Before joining the firm, Malya practised at another major pan-Canadian law firm, as well as at a large accounting firm. As part of her duties on the international tax team, she participated in a variety of international restructurings, helping non-residents with their investment projects in Canada and assisting Canadian residents with their foreign investment projects.

Malya practises law in English and French.


Career & Recognition

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  • 2016

    • Education
      HEC Montréal, LLM - Tax Law
  • 2015

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Québec
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      Masters in Tax law (Honours), HEC Montréal - winter 2014 semester
  • 2013

    • Education
      Université d'Ottawa, LLL (magna cum laude)
    • Rankings & Awards
      Entrance bursary, Faculty of Law, Civil Law section, University of Ottawa
  • 2012

    • Rankings & Awards
      Dean's List, Faculty of Law, Civil Law section, University of Ottawa
  • 2011

    • Rankings & Awards
      Dean's List, Faculty of Law, Civil Law section, University of Ottawa


  • Fiscal and Financial Planning Association - since 2015
  • Young Bar of Montréal - since 2015
  • Canadian Bar Association - since 2015
  • International Fiscal Association Canada (IFA) - since 2016
  • Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF) - since 2015
  • Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montréal (JCCM)

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