Partner in Torkin Manes’ Trusts & Estates and Litigation Groups. Certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Estates and Trusts Law. Practice includes all aspects of estate, trust, capacity, fiduciary and power of attorney disputes and litigation for clients consisting of individuals, private companies, trust companies, government agencies and other organizations. Extensive experience includes matters involving trusts, estate administration, probate applications, passing of accounts, the appointment or removal of estate trustees, trustees or guardians, guardianship, powers of attorney, the validity or interpretation of wills, capacity, undue influence, estate or trust claims, breaches of trust, claims against an estate including dependant support claims, minors, the incapable and professional negligence. He is a very experienced Mediator. Past Chair of the Trusts and Estates Section of the Ontario Bar Association. He has been selected to be in (i) Chambers and Partners' High Net Worth: The World’s Leading High Net Worth Advisors (for Canada) (since 2018) and (ii) Best Lawyers in Canada for Estates and Trusts (since 2009). In 2009, he was selected by LawDay as one of the leading practitioners in Canada in the area of Estates & Trusts.
Year Called to the Bar:
Estate & Personal Tax Planning - Estate Litigation
Estate & Personal Tax Planning - Estate & Tax Planning