Robin is responsible for providing advanced trust, estate and succession planning to affluent business owners, with a specialization in tax-effective life insurance applications.
Robin brings over 20 years experience to RBC, most recently as Assistant Vice President, Tax & Estate Planning at Manulife Financial. Prior to this, Robin also practiced law at Blake, Cassels and Graydon in Toronto, and the Ministry of Finance (Ontario) Tax Policy Division. She received her Bachelor of Law from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1990.
Over the past 14 years, Robin has been a prolific writer and speaker in the area of life insurance and estate planning, and has been used as an expert resource in the area by lawyers and accountants across the country. She has contributed to several books and journals, including Carswell’s Canadian Taxation of Life Insurance, Canada Law Book’s Key Developments in Trust and Estate Law in Ontario, The Canadian Tax Journal, the Estate, Trusts and Pensions Journal, and Taxation and Estate Planning (Cullity and Brown).