Shelia Crummey is a Partner in the Toronto office of Miller Thomson’s Private Client Services Group.
A certified Specialist in Estates and Trusts Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada, her practice focuses on personal tax and estate planning, including cross-border Canada/U.S. estate planning, family business succession planning, and estate and trust administration.
Her years of experience as a senior tax manager at a national accounting firm have given her wide-ranging expertise in tax planning, particularly for business owners. Sheila is a trusted advisor to many business owners and their families, assisting them with inter-generational wealth transfer issues. She also advises individuals and trust companies who act as fiduciaries to minimize risk in acting as trustees of complex estates and trusts
Her charities and not-for-profit practice involves providing advice to individuals on structuring tax effective philanthropy. She also advises public charitable and not-for-profit organizations and private family foundations on a range of issues including governance matters, regulatory compliance and risk management.
Sheila has been recognized as a leading trusts and estates lawyer by several legal publications, including the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers and Expert Guides.