22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1993 (ON)
Partner, National Chair of BLG’s Estate, Trust, and Family Litigation Focus Group, and member of BLG’s Private Client Group. Certified as a Specialist in Estates and Trusts Law by the Law Society of Ontario and designated an ACIArb after completing the STEP Advanced Certificate in Mediation in England. He has argued significant cases on stay of proceedings, rectification, trustee removal, and dependant’s relief, among others. His practice also involves representing parties in contentious multi-jurisdictional estate administrations and financial institutions in disputes with investors and their heirs. Further expertise in defence of professional negligence claims, family law, and commercial litigation. Member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP): Contentious Trusts & Estates SIG Committee 2019–2021; Private Client Awards Judges’ Panel; and Disciplinary Panel. Member of Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) based in the UK. Completed the Osgoode Hall Intensive Trial Advocacy Course in July 1996. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1993. Graduated from Queen’s University, Faculty of Law in 1991.