66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2009 (ON)
A partner in our Tax group, Alison practises all areas of trust and estate planning and administration, providing creative and tax-efficient advice to Canadian and foreign trustees, executors, estate beneficiaries, and attorneys for property and personal care on a variety of contentious and non-contentious issues. She prepares sophisticated estate planning documents such as domestic and cross-border wills and powers of attorney and represents individuals and families with domestic and multi-jurisdictional business interests on succession and governance issues. A frequent writer and speaker on a variety of topics relating to trust and estate planning and estate administration, Alison has written and co-authored articles and chapters for Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal, Financial & Estate Planning for the Mature Client in Ontario (Butterworths), the Ontario Bar Association, and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and is a member of the board of editors of the Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal. Alison is the recipient of two tax awards and is ranked a Leading Lawyer: Trusts and Estates by The Best Lawyers in Canada. Alison was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009 and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Ontario Bar Association.