Mary Doran

Lawyer

tel 519-672-5666 x7407

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    office London, ON / Guelph, ON

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Education & Year of Call

  • LL.B. from Trinity College Dublin (University of Dublin);
  • LL.L. (civil law degree) from University of Ottawa;
  • LL.M. in international law and human rights from National University of Ireland.
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Non-law degree/diploma: M.A. from Trinity College Dublin (University of Dublin); Diploma of Communication Studies (Concentration in Advertising & Marketing) Centennial College School of Communication Arts.

Biography

“When you’re working with clients in the areas of Wills & Estates, it’s about more than the law.  It’s personal to everyone involved so I strive everyday to bring sensitivity to my work.”

Mary’s practice focuses primarily on trusts, wills and estates law, and incapacity planning. Her practice also encompasses aspects of human rights and elder law.

Mary is trained in both the common law and civil law systems, having earned a common law degree (LL.B.) from Trinity College Dublin (University of Dublin) and a civil law degree (LL.L.) from the University of Ottawa. Mary also completed a Masters of Law (LL.M.) in international law and human rights.

Mary is drawn to trusts and estates law as she enjoys working with people on a personal level. She is able to combine her legal expertise with a sensitivity to the emotional complexities that can often accompany estate law issues. She is adept at devising practical strategies to meet clients’ individual priorities and circumstances. 

Mary has attained the specialist TEP qualification and is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), a global professional body whose members are internationally recognized as experts in the trusts and estates field. She holds a Certificate in Elder Law from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member of both the Trusts & Estates Law and Elder Law sections of Ontario Bar Association. Mary has been a presenter for numerous educational sessions on estates law and planning on behalf of the Association. Mary is also a member of the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce and the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario.

Biography

“When you’re working with clients in the areas of Wills & Estates, it’s about more than the law.  It’s personal to everyone involved so I strive everyday to bring sensitivity to my work.”

Mary’s practice focuses primarily on trusts, wills and estates law, and incapacity planning. Her practice also encompasses aspects of human rights and elder law.

Mary is trained in both the common law and civil law systems, having earned a common law degree (LL.B.) from Trinity College Dublin (University of Dublin) and a civil law degree (LL.L.) from the University of Ottawa. Mary also completed a Masters of Law (LL.M.) in international law and human rights.

Mary is drawn to trusts and estates law as she enjoys working with people on a personal level. She is able to combine her legal expertise with a sensitivity to the emotional complexities that can often accompany estate law issues. She is adept at devising practical strategies to meet clients’ individual priorities and circumstances. 

Mary has attained the specialist TEP qualification and is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), a global professional body whose members are internationally recognized as experts in the trusts and estates field. She holds a Certificate in Elder Law from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member of both the Trusts & Estates Law and Elder Law sections of Ontario Bar Association. Mary has been a presenter for numerous educational sessions on estates law and planning on behalf of the Association. Mary is also a member of the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce and the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario.

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Professional Associations

  • Member of Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • STEP Canada (Full member); Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario; Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce (Toronto Chapter)