Susan's practice involves three primary areas. She advises charities and not-for-profit organizations on asset management, administration, governance and fundraising. She practices tax litigation and she represents corporations and individuals on income and sales tax matters. She practices estate planning, which involves will planning, trusts, powers of attorney, business succession planning and capacity issues under the Substitute Decisions Act.
Susan was a Senior Instructor on Taxation Law for the Bar Admission Course and has taught Taxation of Trusts and Estate Planning at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law.
She is the Past President of the Estate Planners’ Council of London and a former Director of Habitat for Humanity London.
Bachelor of Laws (with distinction), University of Western Ontario. Received Harold G. Fox Education Fund Award for Academic Achievement, the Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt Writing Prize and the Aylesworth, Thompson Prize.
Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford University
Bachelor of Arts, Administrative and Commercial Studies, University of Western Ontario
Assistant: Lee Smith
Wills, Trusts, Estates and Charities; Tax Law