Margaret Rintoul is the 2018 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association’s 2018 Award of Excellence in Trusts and Estates Law. She brings over 40 years of experience in estate planning, litigation and administration, and adult guardianship and power of attorney matters to her practice at the firm. She has appeared in all levels of courts in Ontario including the Ontario Court of Appeal, with many reported cases. Author of Canadian Forms and Precedents – Wills and Estates, The Practitioner’s Guide to Estate Practice in Ontario, and Ontario Estate Administration. Contributing author of Lexis Practice Advisor Canada — Wills, Trusts and Estates (Ontario), Financial and Estate Planning for the Mature Client in Ontario, and Widdifield on Executors and Trustees. Margaret is the recipient of numerous industry rankings recognizing her expertise in trusts and estates law: ranked in ChambersHigh Net Worth Guide in Private Wealth Law (Canada); recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a Leading Practitioner (Repeatedly Recommended) in Estates & Personal Tax Planning; recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada for trusts and estates law. Rintoul received her LLB and a BA from the University of Western Ontario.