Toronto Estate Planning Lawyers

A comprehensive estate plan is essential in order to ensure that our clients’ loved ones, assets and business interests are protected in the event of death or incapacity. Mills & Mills LLP has over 130 years of experience in estate planning and we work with our clients to customize a plan that achieves each client’s specific goals.

Our commitment to individualized, professional service assures our clients that their interests are protected, and as a result generations of clients have come to us to serve their estate-planning needs. For four generations, we have been planning estates, and in some cases, can even trace back current clients to relationships established by our founders.

Because we provide continuity of service by maintaining one primary lawyer as our clients’ legal needs evolve, our lawyers develop detailed knowledge and appreciation of their clients’ personal and business interests. As a result, our lawyers are in a unique position to anticipate the needs of our clients, and to work with them to craft an estate plan that properly satisfies those needs. We also advise our clients on the most effective ways to arrange their personal finances and other assets in the present. This allows us to design an estate plan that will best protect those assets and provide the most benefit to their loved ones in the future.

Our Estates Group advises clients on how to most effectively arrange their affairs to avoid ambiguity, unnecessary probate taxes, and litigation.

Where the planning or administration of an estate will benefit from expertise in other areas of the law, our estate lawyers have the support of the other lawyers in our firm as well as access to accountants and other professionals if necessary.

Cross-Border Estate Planning

We are also able to provide advice and assistance with respect to multi-jurisdictional estate planning. This service is ideal for clients who have cross-border interests that require protection, or estate matters that require administration. Mills & Mills LLP is proud to be a member of the International Lawyers Group, which grants us access to a global network of professionals, whom we know and trust to assist in circumstances where the benefit of local counsel is required.

The Wills and estates services we offer include:

Contact the Estate Lawyers at Mills & Mills LLP

To put a protection plan in place that is carefully tailored to your needs and circumstances, contact Mills & Mills LLP at 416­-863-0125 or email us to learn more.

Wills & Estate Planning Lawyers

  • David A.S. Mills

    David A.S. Mills

    Managing Partner

    David is proud to represent the fourth generation of Mills to practice at the firm. He is a great-grandson of Alexander Mills, K.C., one of the founders, grandson of Ralph S. Mills, Q.C., and a son of...

    416-682-7138 | Email
  • Geoffrey R. Cobham

    Geoffrey R. Cobham


    Geoffrey's practice primarily encompasses civil litigation, employment law, estate administration and estate planning. His litigation practice is comprised of several areas, including wrongful dismis...

    416-682-7109 | Email
  • David P. Lees

    David P. Lees


    David served his articles with Mills & Mills LLP and joined the firm in 2001. David has a diverse civil litigation practice which encompasses employment and business law, estate litigation and adv...

    416-682-7159 | Email
  • J. Paul Mills, Q.C.

    J. Paul Mills, Q.C.


    Paul's practice is focused on assisting Estate Trustees with the administration of Estates and acting as Estate Trustee. Paul represents the third generation of lawyers in the Mills family at the f...

    416-682-7110 | Email
  • Paul J. Westlake

    Paul J. Westlake


    Paul served his articles with Mills & Mills and joined the firm in 1975. He became a partner in 1981. Paul advises business clients on all aspects of their operations including incorporations, acquisi...

    416-682-7118 | Email
  • Dave Johnston

    Dave Johnston


    Dave helps his clients by working with them to develop an estate plan tailored to their needs. His practice is devoted to protecting client's estates now, and ensuring their wishes for their loved one...

    416-682-7064 | Email
  • Meghan O’Neil

    Meghan O’Neil


    Meghan O’Neil joined Mills & Mills in 2016. Meghan graduated with honours from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in 2014. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Meghan graduated with a Graduat...

    416-682-7058 | Email
  • Tejpaul Grewal

    Tejpaul Grewal


    Tejpaul earned his bachelor of arts from York University in 2009, specializing in urban and land use planning. He continued his studies by graduating with a bachelor of laws from the University of Lei...

    416-682-7055 | Email
  • R. Browning Watt, Q.C.

    R. Browning Watt, Q.C.

    In Association

    R. Browning (Roly) has been working in association with Mills & Mills LLP since 2004. In this capacity, Roly works closely with many members of the firm in the areas of estate planning and administrat...

    416-863-0125 | Email
  • Serena Wolfond

    Serena Wolfond


    Serena is a member of the firm’s Estates Group where she advises clients on all aspects of 416-682-7052 | Email


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