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Susannah Roth

Susannah Roth

Susannah Roth is a partner at O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers, based in Toronto. Susannah's practice focuses on estate administration, including cross-border and multijurisdictional administration, advising attorneys and guardians of property, executors, administrators and beneficiaries, real estate transfers and rectification, estate planning (including wills, powers of attorney, insurance and testamentary trusts), and estate litigation.

Awards and Accolades

  • Recognized in the 2019 Edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Leading Practitioner in Estate & Tax Planning (Repeatedly Recommended) and Estate Litigation (Repeatedly Recommended)
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 in Trusts and Estates
  • 2017, STEP Advanced Certificate in Cross-Border Estates with Distinction
  • 2011 recipient of the Ontario Bar Association's Heather McArthur Memorial Young Lawyers Award, which recognizes exceptional contributions and/or achievements in continuing legal education or the development of the law for the benefit of the profession or the citizens of Ontario.

Professional Activities

  • Member of Editorial Board, STEP Inside
  • Trustee of Ontario Bar Association Foundation
  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Past Member, Ontario Bar Association Council
  • Past Chair, Ontario Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section Executive
  • Past Chair, Ontario Bar Association Young Lawyers' Division Executive Committee
  • Past Member and Past Co-Chair, Ontario Bar Association Young Lawyers' Division Continuing Legal Education Committee


Ignore the pressure: do it your way!

By Susannah Roth (Published on 06-21-2023)

Real estate and probate fees

By Susannah Roth (Published on 05-04-2023)

Keeping track of digital assets

By Susannah Roth (Published on 02-10-2023)

Avoiding the tax traps of 2022 estate law changes

By Susannah Roth (Published on 12-15-2022)

Too much information

By Susannah Roth (Published on 10-20-2022)

Estate planning after remarriage

By Susannah Roth (Published on 08-25-2022)

Key dates for estate administration

By Susannah Roth (Published on 07-07-2022)

Keeping the lines clear in estate administration

By Susannah Roth (Published on 05-03-2022)

Incapacity of an estate trustee

By Susannah Roth (Published on 03-03-2022)

Power of attorney is an essential planning document

By Susannah Roth (Published on 10-07-2021)

It’s not easy being green(backed)

By Susannah Roth (Published on 07-21-2021)

Estate planning when kids move south

By Susannah Roth (Published on 07-15-2021)

Important Ontario estate law updates

By Susannah Roth (Published on 04-14-2021)

Unravelling the mysteries of probate

By Susannah Roth (Published on 01-27-2021)

Prescribed rate loan strategy for family trusts

By Susannah Roth (Published on 10-16-2020)

Estate risks lurk in the legal thickets of ‘common law’ spouses

By Susannah Roth (Published on 09-03-2020)

Trust rule changes still coming

By Susannah Roth (Published on 07-14-2020)

The confusing state of powers of attorney disputes

By Susannah Roth (Published on 06-11-2020)

Tuning up estate planning for 2020

By Susannah Roth (Published on 12-31-2019)

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