181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1984 (ON)
Partner and member of the Aird & Berlis Tax Group and Estates & Trusts Group. Archie is a leading estates and trusts litigator. He has extensive experience with the contested passing of accounts, validity of wills, estate claims, breach of trust actions, undue influence claims, interpretation of wills and the appointment or removal of trustees or guardians. He also has substantial trial and appellate experience in fiduciary litigation. Archie represents a wide range of trust companies, government agencies and individuals. Archie also has extensive experience in rectification/repairs/variations to defective wills and trusts, and as counsel on professional negligence claims arising out of contentious trust & estate matters. Archie is a past recipient of the Ontario Bar Association's Award of Excellence in Trusts and Estates as well as its Widdifield Award. He speaks and publishes frequently on the subject of estates and trusts law and has co-chaired the Law Society of Ontario's prestigious Annual Summit on Trusts and Estates. He is a member of The Advocates' Society and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada and ChambersHigh Net Worth Guide.