Corina S. Weigl

Corina S. Weigl


Fasken

Recognized since 2012

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Charities / Non-Profit Law

Tax Law

Trusts and Estates

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Trusts and Estates
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Corina Weigl is Co-Leader of the Private Client Service group. Her practice is focused on estate and family business succession planning. She develops customized strategies for wills, trusts, and tools designed to protect a client's property, such as domestic contracts, Corina leverages legal and tax regimes to protect multi-jurisdictional property and family interests. She is also active in the Firm, currently holding the position of Chair of the Firm’s Professional Development Committee, having been Vice-Chair of the Business Law Section for many years.

Corina relies on a variety of tools to implement structures designed to facilitate a successful estate and business succession plan for clients. She also provides strategic advice to executors, trustees and beneficiaries in respect of ongoing administration issues or when faced with estate litigation regarding fiduciary accounts.

Corina also advises on charities and not-for-profit considerations, advising clients on legislative, tax and regulatory implications of their philanthropic goals.

Named the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Trusts and Estates in Toronto by Best Lawyers in Canada, Corina has also been recognized with Lexpert’s “Zenith Award” for her pro bono work for SEDI.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
    Bay Adelaide Centre
    P.O. Box 20
    Toronto, ON M5H 2T6
    Canada

Languages

  • English

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1995
  • Ontario, 1995

Fasken
Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario

285 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

61 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Trusts and Estates

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Trusts and Estates, Toronto, Canada (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Charities / Non-Profit Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Awards:

  • Lexpert Zenith award for pro bono work for SEDI (now known as Prosper Canada), an organization promoting financial literacy in Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association Hoffstein Book Prize 2008-2009 in recognition of leadership and contribution to the estates and trusts bar
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2002-2006 recognized as "Up and Coming" in Estate & Personal Tax Planning/Estate Litigation
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013-2014 for Charities/Not-for-Profit-Law
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2010-2014 for Estate & Personal Tax Planning
  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Rating of BV Distinguished
  • Best Lawyers in Canada 2014-2015 for Trusts and Estates

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