Melanie A. Yach

Aird & Berlis LLP

181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl
Toronto, ON M5J 2T9
Phone: (416) 865-7770
Fax: (416) 863-1515

Partner and member of the firm’s Estates & Trusts Group and Tax Group. Melanie's practice covers all areas of estates and trusts, including estate planning and estate administration, with a particular focus on litigation involving trusts, estates and capacity issues. Her practice extends beyond representing individuals and families to advising trust companies. She is actively involved in various capacities on the Executive of the National Wills, Estates and Trusts Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). She is also a member of the Ontario Bar Association (Trusts and Estates Section) and the Estate Planning Council of Toronto, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP Canada) and The Advocates' Society. Melanie regularly chairs programs for professional and educational organizations, including the CBA’s intensive Will, Estate and Trust Fundamentals Program. She is the editor of and contributor to Key Developments in Trusts and Estates Law, which is published annually by Thomson Reuters Canada. Melanie holds the Trust and Estate Practitioner designation (TEP) and is recognized by Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers and Lexpert®.

Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
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