Diane Bell practises as a commercial and family law mediator, helping clients overcome legal challenges in a fair and efficient manner. She engages in active risk analysis to deliver the best possible outcomes for all parties. She also provides family law services focusing on the non-litigious resolution of highly complex family law issues and the preparation of, and independent legal advice related to, co-habitation and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. Having practised law for over 30 years, Diane has garnered a broad skill set, which includes a solid understanding of tax issues, complex business structures, trust law, estates, and pensions. These areas become familiar territory for a seasoned family law lawyer. As an honouree of the Queen’s Counsel, Diane has been recognized as a successful mediator with practical business sense and a goals-oriented approach to resolving complex issues. Since 2011, she has been listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada in all three areas of her practice: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Family Law, and Family Law Mediation.
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