Francine Nelson (Wiseman)

Partner
Legal Assistant
Victoria Dias Rodrigues

Clients can count on Francine Nelson (Wiseman) to answer any tax or business law question.

With more than 35 years of tax and business law experience, Francine is known for her practical approach and tailored solutions. She assists a wide range of private sector clients and specializes in corporate taxation, trusts, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border tax planning. 

In addition to her legal practice, Francine operates a residential real estate business with her brothers. Her business experience combined with her legal practice has given Francine a practical and solution-oriented perspective. 

Francine is passionate about sharing her knowledge on tax law trends as a speaker and writer for renowned organizations and publications, including McGill University and the Canadian Tax Foundation.


LL.B.
McGill University, 1985

B.C.L.
McGill University, 1984

Professional Affiliations
Member, Barreau du Québec
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
Member, International Fiscal Association
Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Involvement
Graduate, Wexner Heritage Program

Best Lawyers in Canada® 
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates
2021, 2022