Francine Nelson (Wiseman) obtained a civil law and a common law degree from McGill University. She has practised in the areas of tax and corporate law for over 30 years, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, cross-border tax planning, trusts and estate planning.

In addition to her successful 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 has written articles for and has made presentations to numerous and varied organizations. She is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation, The International Fiscal Association and The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Francine is a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Program and also serves on the board of directors and executive of several charitable organizations.

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  • Quebec, 1986


  • McGill University (LL.B., 1985)
  • McGill University (B.C.L., 1984)