WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Caroline Abela has been appointed the Co-Chair of the ABA Section of International Law – International Private Client Committee.
The International Private Client Committee (IPCC) is for lawyers and those interested in international estate planning, estate litigation and asset protection, as well as the governance and succession of closely held corporations. The expertise of the members of this committee ranges from estate, capacity, tax, employment, corporate, and immigration.
The IPCC provides members with regular newsletters to keep them up-to-date on recent developments. As Co-Chair, Caroline contributed to the ABA-SIL – IPCC Summer 2017 Newsletter that included articles on the topic of Wealth Planning for Personal Equity Plans (PEPs) and “High Risk” Clients: Risks and Challenges.
Caroline is experienced in complex estates and trusts litigation and commercial and corporate litigation. She represents clients ranging from large corporations and institutions to small business owners and professionals. Caroline has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory – Commercial and Corporate Litigation and in 2017 was named a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.