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Darrell J.  Wickstrom

Darrell J. Wickstrom *

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 1989 | Alberta, 1988
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
*Denotes a Professional Law Corporation.

Darrell J. Wickstrom's practice covers a range of tax and corporate/commercial matters, including estate planning and estate administration. He also assists owners of closely held companies with respect to their diverse legal needs, including business succession planning. Darrell also advises members and boards of not-for-profit organizations.

In addition to considerable experience in shareholders’ agreements, Darrell assists fiduciaries, on the administration of complex trusts and estates. He has significant experience drafting wills and trusts, powers of attorney and representation agreements.

Darrell holds an LLM in US tax and from 2007 to 2016 was an adjunct professor of law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. Earlier in his career, he was seconded to one of Tokyo's largest law firms where he worked on a variety of international transactions. He continues to provide advice on Canada-Japan commercial transactions.

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  • LLM, Taxation (U.S.) University of Washington
  • Course, In-Depth Tax Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • LLB University of British Columbia
  • BA (Honours) Simon Fraser University

Community involvement

  • Board member, Legal Services Society
  • Board member, Junior Achievement of British Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Canadian Association of Law Teachers
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Canadian Association of Family Enterprise
  • Canadian Association of Gift Planners
Book Shareholders' Agreements, B.C. Company Law Practice Manual The Canadian Institute of British Columbia
Book Claims Against the Estate for Debts, Widdifield on Executors and Trustees, 7th Edition Published by Carswell (2005)
Article Testamentary Trusts: Contemporary Uses and Issues Pacific Business and Law Institute (2004)
The New Societies Act: Time to Get Your (Societies) Act Together Charities and Not-For-Profit Seminar location location Vancouver Fasken Martineau


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