40 King St W, Suite 5800, Scotia Plaza, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2001 (ON)
Kelly is an experienced estate and trust litigator with expertise in complex and multi-faceted cases. She is a tenacious advocate who persuasively and effectively advances her clients’ interests and achieves positive and cost-effective results for them in a broad range of areas. Kelly has successfully represented high-net-worth individuals, institutions, charitable organizations and governmental bodies in a wide variety of estates and trusts-related litigation including in will challenges, will interpretations, guardianship applications, dependant support applications, passing of accounts applications and proceedings involving breach of trust and breach of fiduciary duty. She also advises financial institutions and trust companies in relation to trustee issues, guardianships, powers of attorney and capacity matters. She regularly acts as counsel to estate trustees during litigation. Kelly has been repeatedly ranked in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada and in the Chambers Canada High Net Worth Guide. Kelly is the national leader of the firm's Estates and Trusts Litigation Group and is a contributing author to Miller Thomson’s publication Miller Thomson on Estate Planning. Kelly frequently speaks and writes on estates and trusts-related topics.