Brodie Kirsh

Associate

Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2022

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  • Bio
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Professional Involvement
  • Selected Speaking Engagements
  • Selected Publications
  • Insights
  • Education

Brodie is attuned to the sensitive nature of estate planning and approaches her work with empathy and compassion. She is dedicated to providing tailored legal solutions that suit the complexities of family dynamics, tax complexities, wealth transfer and business succession issues.

Brodie is a member of the firm’s Tax and Estates & Trusts Groups. She advises on estate and succession planning, including probate and cross-border planning and the preparation of wills, trusts and powers of attorney. She also assists clients with estate administration.

Brodie summered and articled at Aird & Berlis before returning as an associate.

Awards & Recognition

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell Centennial Prize in Practice Skills, 2020
  • Donich Entrepreneurial Scholarship in Law, 2020
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Professional Excellence Award, 2019
  • Fasken Martineau LLP Achievement in Contract Law Award, 2019

Professional Involvement

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Affiliate Member, STEP Canada

Selected Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "The Importance of Estate Planning," RBC Wealth Management Webinar, May 16, 2023.

Speaker, "Update on Probate Planning: New Reporting Requirements for Bare Trusts," Aird & Berlis Webinar, March 15, 2023. 

Selected Publications

Co-Author, "Employee Ownership Trusts," Tax Profile (Wolters Kluwer), September, 2023.

Co-Author, "Canada Revenue Agency Extends Filing Deadline for Underused Housing Tax – Again," Aird & Berlis LLP, October 31, 2023.

Co-Author, "Underused Housing Tax Filing Deadline Extended to October 31, 2023," Aird & Berlis LLP, September 5, 2023.

Co-Author, "What Kinds of Estate Planning Can an Attorney Do?" Insurance Planning, Federated Press, 2023, Volume XXVIII, No. 3.

Co-Author, "Executor Horror Stories and Benefits of a Professional Trustee," Cidel Trust Company Blog, July 2023.

Co-Author, "Tax Relief Measures and Federal Benefits for Caregivers," Tax Profile (Wolters Kluwer), February 2023.

Co-Author, "Recent Estate Planning Developments in Canada," Insurance Planning, Federated Press, 2022, Volume XXVII, No. 2.

Education

  • JD, University of Windsor, 2021
  • B.Comm, McGill University, 2016