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Aird & Berlis adds partner, associate

Friday, May 21, 2021 @ 2:52 PM | By John Chunn


Aird & Berlis announced that partner Archie Rabinowitz and associate Holly Cunliffe have recently joined the firm as members of its estates and trusts group.

The firm’s press release notes that Rabinowitz is an estates and trusts litigator who represents a wide range of trust companies, government agencies and individuals. He advises on the contested passing of accounts, validity of wills, estate claims, breach of trust actions, undue influence claims, interpretation of wills and the appointment or removal of trustees or guardians. He has substantial trial and appellate experience in fiduciary litigation. 

Cunliffe focuses on providing clients with practical solutions to estate, trust and capacity issues, while helping them navigate through emotionally challenging litigation. She represents individuals and trust companies in a wide range of court proceedings, such as will challenges, applications to pass attorney and trustee accounts, dependent support claims, rectification and interpretation of wills and trusts, variations of trust deeds, power of attorney and capacity disputes, estate and trust administration issues, trustee applications for advice and directions, appointment or removal of trustees/guardians, breaches of trust and guardianships.

Cunliffe sits on the executive committee of the Ontario Bar Association’s Elder Law section, and is an associate member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.