High -Touch Service.
For over 20 years, we’ve been distilling big-firm expertise and recreating it in a discreet, boutique firm setting.
Trust and Estate Legal Services
We established our firm over 20 years ago to focus 100% on trust and estate legal work
We provide domestic, cross-border and multijurisdictional trust and estate advice in a comfortable, discreet and personal boutique firm setting. From planning to administration to dispute resolution, our years of practical experience, combined with a deep understanding of your unique goals and objectives, enable us to provide bespoke solutions in a responsive manner that optimize your situation and ensure your peace of mind.
Recognized Leaders in the Field
Our lawyers are not only legal practitioners but also leaders in our profession
All of us are active speakers and thought leaders. We are committed to staying at the forefront of the law and leading the charge.
We are also a top-ranked, peer-recognized firm. O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers has been awarded Boutique Firm of the Year 2019/20 at the STEP Private Client Awards held in London U.K. on September 25, 2019. Margaret O’Sullivan is recognized by Chambers Canada High Net Worth 2019 as one of the top six private client lawyers in Canada. Margaret and Susannah Roth are both recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 as leading practitioners.
In the Media
The Toronto estate lawyers at O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers are sought by reporters, editors, as well as TV and radio producers for their opinions and analysis of important estate issues, cross-border estate issues, trust and trust administration, as well as estate litigation.
“The O’Sullivan team has deep domestic, international and cross-border expertise, and their depth of trust and estate planning knowledge is close to unparalleled. I feel comfortable referring my clients because the nature of their advice is top-drawer. They are true experts.”
“A Comparative Review of the Use of Will Substitutes.”
Margaret O’Sullivan will moderate this session which will include panelists Lionel Smith, law professor at McGill University (expert in common law, estate planning and trusts), and Dr. Gregor Christandl, LL.M. (Yale), associate professor at the University of Innsbruck (expert in civil law and estate planning). The live webcast is part of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) Worldwide Spotlight Sessions.
More information: STEP Worldwide
“A Conversation with Experienced Estate Planners,” organized by the Trusts and Estates Section of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA). Margaret will be speaking on current issues and best practices in estate planning along with a panel of senior practitioners.
Margaret is one of the lead organizers for and a speaker on the topic “The cross-border advisor: globalization, populism and backlash” for the STEP Cross Border Estates Special Interest Group session at the STEP Global Congress, in Dublin, Ireland.
From Our Blog
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