EPCOH Lawyers

Raman, Shruthi LLB, LLM, TEP

Raman, Shruthi  LLB, LLM, TEP

Shruthi Raman

Goddard Gamage LLP

1700-439 University Ave

Toronto ON M5G 1Y8

T: 416-928-6685  ext. 228

SRaman@ggslawyers.com

 

Shruthi Raman practices in the area of estates and trust law. Her practice encompasses all aspects of trust and estate work including wills and trust planning, incapacity planning, estate litigation and administration. She advises executors, trustees and powers of attorney regarding their legal and fiduciary obligations in the management and administration of trusts or estates. She is frequently consulted and retained by beneficiaries and trustees alike to bring or defend claims involving trusts and estates.

 

Shruthi began her legal career in New Delhi, India, where she worked with the Special Public Prosecutor’s office and prosecuted drugs and foreign exchange offences. She is admitted to the Bar in India (non-practicing advocate), in addition to being a licensed lawyer in Ontario. Prior to joining Goddard Gamage LLP Shruthi practiced at other litigation firms in Toronto, where she gained significant exposure from appearing in all levels of court in Ontario and expertise in developing robust litigation strategies.

 

Shruthi received her LL.B. from GGS Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India, and LL.M. from Osgoode Hall, Toronto. In 2018, she completed the rigorous requirements of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and obtained the internationally recognized TEP designation.

 

Shruthi is active in the South Asian community in the Greater Toronto Area and regularly helps foreign-trained lawyers with the accreditation process and transitioning into the practice of law in Ontario. She is fluent in Tamil and Hindi, conversant in Urdu and Punjabi, and well-equipped to understand the needs of clients from diverse backgrounds to drive cost-effective solutions. In her spare time, Shruthi enjoys a variety of music, movies, reading, travelling and experimenting with different cuisines.

 

 

Areas of Expertise

· Estate planning

· Estate administration (testate and intestate – probate proceedings)

· Estate accounting

· Advising beneficiaries and executors

· Will challenges

· Trustee/executor negligence

· Passing of accounts

· Disputes amongst executors

· Power of attorney disputes

· Dependent relief claims

· Guardianship of property and person applications

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