Practises exclusively estate planning; estate dispute resolution; advising executors, trustees and beneficiaries; administration of trusts and estates including cross-border and multijurisdictional matters. Recipient of OBA Award of Excellence in Trust and Estate Law (2013) and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Founder’s Award for Outstanding Achievement (2014). Past Deputy Chair, Director and Member of Council for STEP Worldwide. Past Chair of Professional Standards Committee of STEP Worldwide, past Deputy Chair of STEP (Canada), and past Chair of editorial board for STEP Inside. Member of the STEP Cross Border Estates Global Steering Committee. Past Chair, Trusts and Estates Section, OBA. Fellow of ACTEC. Academician of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. Member of Council, OBA (1993–98). Author, Canada chapter, International Succession Laws (Tottel 2009). Canada chapter, The Private Wealth & Private Client Review (Law Business Research 2018). Contributing author to Widdifield on Executors and Trustees (Carswell 2002), The International Comparative Legal Guide to Private Client 2018 (Global Legal Group Ltd 2017), Practical Law’s Private Client Global Guide 2017/18 (Thomson Reuters) and Lexis Practice Advisor Canada.
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