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Established Tax, Trust and Estate Planning Advisor Joins Fasken

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Rahul Sharma advises on a range of tax, trust and estate matters. He brings to Fasken his particular experience in complex cross-border and international tax, trust and estate planning.

Toronto (Canada) Rahul Sharma joins Fasken as a partner in Private Client Services, Estate Planning and Tax services at the Firm’s Toronto office.

Rahul advises international and Canadian clients on a variety of tax, trust, and estate planning matters across a wide range of mandates. He is particularly experienced with complex situations such as cross-border and international trust and estate matters, including matters involving offshore or non-resident trusts with ties to Canada. High and ultra-high net worth individuals, corporations, trusts and estates turn to Rahul for advice on Canadian income tax matters, including succession planning for closely held businesses. He also helps both resident and non-Canadian trustees and trust companies on Canadian tax matters.

“Practitioners like Rahul are why generations of families have turned to Fasken for legal advice for over a century. He understands the complex needs of his clients but he also helps others understand this area of law. Not only has he authored a number of papers on tax, trust, wealth management and estate-related matters, he’s an editor-in-chief for a journal on tax and estate planning,” said Martin Denyes, Regional Managing Partner, Ontario Region. “Rahul is fluent in a number of languages, creating a unique and personal experience with the clients he works with. We are thrilled Rahul chose to join Fasken’s team.”

The Private Client Services Group advises on domestic trusts, estate planning, charitable giving, personal tax matters and major private wealth disputes. Members of the team also help some of the wealthiest Canadian and international families with complex multi-jurisdictional estate and tax planning. 

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