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Darren Lund Toronto Lawyer

Darren Lund

Partner Fasken
Recent amendments to tax legislation may have a critical impact on the ability of some trusts to claim the principal residence exemption.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2003
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto

Darren Lund’s practice is focused on a range of estate planning and administration matters. Regularly assisting clients with multiple wills, inter vivos trusts, planning for disabilities, marriage contracts, and estate freezes, Darren also works with clients on charitable gift and tax planning.

Darren’s experience also extends both contentious and non-contentious estate administration, where he advises trustees and beneficiaries. He also assists with the passing of fiduciary accounts, trust variations, post-mortem tax planning, estate planning and administration for persons with assets in multiple jurisdictions and estate litigation.

Darren speaks and writes on a variety of topics including estate planning for spouses and couples, effective use of trusts, will drafting, charitable giving, family law claims in estate planning and administration, and estate planning for persons with disabilities. He previously practised estates law at a large national law firm.

Darren’s expertise has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada.

  • Recognized for Trusts and Estates, 2018 to 2020
2018 to 2020 Recognized for Trusts and Estates


  • JD University of Toronto
  • MA, Political Science University of Toronto
  • BA (Honours), Political Science and French Language & Literature University of Western Ontario

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Estates & Trusts, Charity & Not-for-Profit Sections
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Toronto
Article Help Blended Families Advisor's Edge Report,
Article When clients inherit overseas property Advisor's Edge Report,
Article Understand POA Requirements Advisor's Edge Report,
Intellectual Property and Electronic Data: Planning and Administration of Intangible Assets OBA Institute Program - When Worlds Collide: The Interdisciplinary World of Estates Practice
Practice Tips for Effectively Serving Senior Clients MFDA National Seniors Summit
Estate Planning & Administration for Persons with Disabilities - More Than Lawyers Just a Henson Trust Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario, 23rd Annual Conference


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