Paul Taylor

Partner

Ottawa
PTaylor@blg.com
613.369.4769

Paul's practice focuses on trust, estate, and incapacity planning and administration, as well as corporate law.

His extensive experience includes:

  • planning for individuals with high value and complex assets
  • working with clients to provide for beneficiaries with disabilities
  • preparing, amending and interpreting trusts for indigenous groups

Paul's corporate law experience includes the implementation of corporate structures as part of tax and other planning.

Paul completed a secondment with a major Canadian financial institution to assist in the interpretation and administration of wills, powers of attorney and trusts.

Experience

  • Drafting wills, powers of attorney and trusts, including multiple wills for individuals with owner-managed businesses, wills and trusts with provisions providing for the care of beneficiaries living with disabilities and wills containing testamentary trusts.
  • Administering and assisting in the administration of estates and trusts.
  • Advising on corporate restructuring for planning purposes.
  • Drafting intellectual property and information technology licenses.
  • Drafting agreements and supporting documentation for corporate transactions, including share and asset purchases.
 

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario, Law Society of Nunavut, Canadian Bar Association and County of Carleton Law Association
  • Ottawa Branch Vice Chair, National Conference Planning Committee Member, and National Publication (STEP Inside) Editorial Board Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Community Involvement

  • Board president, Ottawa Salus
  • Former board member, Bruce House
  • Former board member, Ryan’s Well Foundation
  • Former board member, Fund for a New Generation
  • Guardian, Youth Parliament of Manitoba Inc.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2008
  • Nunavut, 2017
  • LLB, University of Manitoba, 2007
  • Faculty of Arts, University of Manitoba