Lorne provides creative yet practical solutions for his clients by combining his knowledge and experience in the areas of tax law, wills, trusts, estate planning and administration, and business arrangements. He provides tax and business law advice to individuals, large and entrepreneurial businesses, many accounting and law firms, as well as financial planners and their clients. He represents clients in income tax, HST, and land transfer tax disputes with provincial and federal authorities at the audit, appeal, and court stages. Lorne advises on Canadian and cross-border arrangements relating to businesses and professional practices and works with clients to develop and implement family business succession, and personal estate plans.
Lorne provides his clients with a level of service and professionalism that is seldom seen these days. Clients appreciate his responsive, personable approach, attention to detail, and his unique understanding of issues from both a tax and business perspective. Dedicated to getting the job done to his clients’ complete satisfaction, he takes the time to establish a close professional relationship with each of them to ensure their overall goals are met. In addition to his client work, Lorne is a managing partner of the firm.
Author of several noteworthy articles, Lorne is an expert in his field who regularly presents to both professional and charitable groups in the areas of taxation and estate planning. Lorne, a mentor to young lawyers, has also taught the Income Tax Section of the Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admissions Course.
Lorne’s involvement in the community is extensive. He is a Board member and member of the Budget and Finance Committee of the Baycrest Foundation, former Board member and past treasurer of the Maple Downs Golf & Country Club, past President of the Toronto Chapter and current National Board member of Canadian Friends of Hebrew University, past Director of CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization), and past Chairman of the Professional Advisory Counsel of the United Jewish Welfare Endowment Fund.