66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2009 (ON)
Alison is a partner in the firm’s Tax Group in Toronto where she practises all areas of trust and estate planning and administration. Alison provides 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. Alison is a frequent writer and speaker on a variety of topics relating to trust and estate planning and estate administration, and she 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. 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.