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Troy McEachren, TEP, is an experienced estate and trust lawyer. Capitalizing on his expertise in civil law, common law, and tax law, Troy focuses his practice on tax and estate planning, family business succession planning, wills and trusts, and corporate reorganizations.

Troy provides counsel to private clients, businesses, investment groups, trust companies, and philanthropists and also advises institutional and individual trustees and fiduciaries in the estates, trusts, tax planning, and charities areas. Troy is often involved in multijurisdictional legal and tax issues.

Troy is also consulted on contentious and non-contentious succession litigation matters both for private clients and corporate trustees. He has particular specialization in trustee fiduciary duties both in civil law and common law. Troy has authored a chapter dealing with fiduciary duties in Quebec, entitled “L’Administration du bien d’autrui,” for the civil law legal encyclopedia JurisClasseur Québec that was published by LexisNexis.

In addition, Troy is recognized as a leading expert on charities and not-for-profit organizations. Troy provides tax and corporate advise on a wide range of issues including relations with tax authorities, corporate governance, planned giving, commercialization activities and social enterprise. Troy is asked to speak regularly throughout the country on issues related to charities, NPOs and planned giving.

Troy teaches succession planning and charitable giving at the Master’s of Tax Program at the HEC University of Montréal.

  • 1000 De La Gauchetière Street West, Suite 3700
    Montréal, QC H3B 4W5
  • English
  • French
  • McGill University, B.C.L/LL.B, graduated 1997
  • Acadia University, B.Sc., graduated 1992
Bar Admissions
  • Quebec, 1999

Miller Thomson LLP
Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario

159 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

8 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Trusts and Estates
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Trusts and Estates, Montréal, Canada (2022)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:
  • Charities / Non-Profit Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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