Ian Spiegel

Ian Spiegel


Ian Spiegel
Contact Information

Ian Spiegel


T 416.865.6658

F 416.865.6636

E ispiegel@grllp.com


Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, CPA, 2020
Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2019
Rotman School of Management – University of Toronto, GDipPA, 2016
Rotman Commerce – University of Toronto, BCom, 2016
Bar Admission

Ontario, 2020
About Gardiner Roberts LLP

For over 100 years, Gardiner Roberts has combined the benefits of a full-service law firm with the dexterity of a mid-sized one. Our focused, cross-disciplinary, one-team approach and commitment to understand your business joins our relevant expertise, immediacy and dedication to providing client-centric, hands-on service. 100% Canadian and fully independent, we offer a level of overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness that larger firms can't touch. Resisting "cookie-cutter" law, Gardiner Roberts has built its name - one rewarding client relationship at a time.

Executive Summary

Ian is an associate and practices in the areas of Tax and Estate Planning, Business and Corporate Commercial Law and Non-Profit and Charities Law.

Ian advises on tax and estate planning, as well as other corporate and commercial matters, including corporate restructuring, contracts and transactional work. His practice includes Canadian income tax for individuals, corporations and trusts.

Ian also provides corporate and commercial services, including charities and not-for-profits operating in Canada and internationally. Ian can assist with incorporation, continuance, charitable registration, dissolution, and general commercial services, and he assists clients on questions of governance, by-laws, regulatory compliance, and real estate matters.

Prior to joining the firm as an associate in 2020, Ian worked as a summer and articling student at Gardiner Roberts LLP.


Articles and Presentations
  • Avoiding Probate in Ontario: Strategies to Minimize Estate Administration Tax, Money & Family Law - Issue 38-1
  • Introduction to Toronto’s Vacant Home Tax – The Lawyer’s Daily, January 23, 2023
  • Here come the new reporting requirements for trusts – The Lawyer’s Daily, February 8, 2022
  • Government liability for policy decisions following Nelson (City) v. Marchi – Toronto Law Journal, January 2022
  • Viewing the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision in Callow Through a Compliance Lens – Municipal Liability Risk Management; Lexis Nexis, March 2021

Board Memberships
  • Yachad, the Canadian Jewish Council for Disabilities – Director
  • Thought Leadership Award, Mondaq – Spring 2023