de VRIES LITIGATION LLP named in Canada’s top ten boutique firms
03/09/2021

de VRIES LITIGATION LLP has once again been included in this year’s Canadian Lawyer Top 10 Boutiques in Wills, Estates and Trusts rankings

Online PR News – 09-March-2021 – Toronto, ON – de VRIES LITIGATION LLP has once again been recognized in Canadian Lawyer’s Top 10 Boutiques in Wills, Estates and Trusts rankings. This prestigious list spotlights Canada’s leading boutique law firms in the area of wills, estates and trust.

“When you’re dealing with a deadly pandemic that is more fatal to the elderly than most others, the law surrounding wills, estates and trusts can come sharply into focus. This year’s winners of Canadian Lawyer’s Top 10 Boutiques in Wills, Estates and Trusts had a lot to deal with this year,” says the Canadian Lawyer team. “The COVID-19 pandemic had many clients wondering what they should be doing to get their affairs in order should they happen to fall ill, or even worse. Lawyers have always stressed the importance of estate planning, but over the past year, more clients and their family members took that advice to heart. Add to this the inability to have in-person meetings, figuring out ways to carry on business virtually while providing stellar service kept lawyers at our top firms busy.”

By living up to its motto — Advice, Advocacy, Resolution — de VRIES LITIGATION LLP is consistently named one of the top wills, trusts and estates boutique law firms in Canada. “Our calling card is that we’re litigators first,” said Justin de Vries, the principal of de VRIES LITIGATION LLP. “We are litigators who litigate estates, trusts and capacity issues, as opposed to estates or trusts lawyers who are litigators. We know our way around a courtroom.” The firm also advises on complex estate administrations and its clients range from large financial institutions to individual trustees, executors and beneficiaries. Justin de Vries is also a busy mediator helping settle often intractable estate disputes.

Due to the firm’s expertise, de VRIES LITIGATION LLP lawyers are often in court, including the Ontario Court of Appeal, and they routinely attend examinations and mediations. They are regularly appointed by the court as estate trustees, guardians and section 3 counsel under the Substitute Decisions Act.

The full report is available in issue 45.02 of Canadian Lawyer magazine out now. To view the list and to find out more about de VRIES LITIGATION LLP click here: https://www.canadianlawyermag.com/surveys-reports/boutique-firm-rankings/2021-top-wills-trusts-and-estates-law-boutiques/338177.

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