Margaret E. Rintoul

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  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1978
  • LL.B., University of Western Ontario, 1976
  • B.A., University of Western Ontario, 1973
  • Stitt Feld Hendy Certificate in Mediation, University of Windsor
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Margaret Rintoul
 Overview

When lawyers and financial advisors have complicated estate and guardianship problems, they call Margaret. Specialized work in complex, high-conflict family estate and guardianship situations, international estate administration matters, and difficult estate planning scenarios are Margaret’s chosen practice area. As an advocate, client counsel and as a mediator, Margaret is a problem solver, using all of the available tools to achieve solutions that work. When necessary, she is ready, able and willing to take matters to court, including the Court of Appeal.

With over 40 years of experience in estate planning, litigation, and administration, and adult guardianship and power of attorney matters, Margaret draws on a wealth of technical knowledge and practical experience. As a mediator she uses this combination of skills to help the parties reach creative solutions that will lead to lasting results. As counsel, she has years of experience before the courts in effective advocacy for clients. As an estate planning and administration lawyer, her broad and extensive experience enables her to reach solutions quickly and effectively.

 Education
  • LL.B., University of Western Ontario, 1976
  • B.A., University of Western Ontario, 1973
  • Stitt Feld Hendy Certificate in Mediation, University of Windsor
 Practice Areas  Called to the Bar
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1978
 Assistant  Experience
  • Kilitzoglou v. Curé, 2018 ONCA 891
 Recognition

Recognition

  • Recipient, OBA Award of Excellence in Trusts and Estates Law
  • Ranked in Chambers & Partners Global High Net Worth Guide in Private Wealth Law (Canada)
  • Recognized by Lexpert® Canadian Legal Directory as a Leading Practitioner (repeatedly recommended) in Estates & Personal Tax Planning
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers® in Canada 2020 for Trusts and Estates Law
 Speaking

Speaking

  • Speaker, Working with the Estates Bar: How Estate Lawyers Can Help Us
 Publications  Textbooks
 News  Podcasts
 Memberships

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners
  • Estate Planning Council Toronto
  • Estate List Users Group
 Community

Community

  • Chair, Annual Institute, Ontario Bar Association (2007-2009)
  • Co-Chair, Make a Will Month, Ontario Bar Association (2001-2003)
  • Implementation Committee, Ministry of Attorney General Substitute Decisions Act (1993-1996)

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