Verus Financial External Team of Specialists
B. Comm., MBA, CA D+H Group Chartered Accountants
Michael Louie is a partner in D+H Group LLP Chartered Accountants in Vancouver. In his professional practice, he works primarily with families and their businesses to facilitate communication and help them make progress around the complex issues that face the family business: succession, strategic planning, philanthropy and ownership/compensation matters. Michael has lectured on topics including estate planning and shareholder agreements.
Will & Estate Litigation Fasken Martineau
Helen is a litigation partner whose practice is focused on resolving disputes in the area of wills, estates and trusts. Helen also provides advice to clients on matters concerning health law, and acts for a number of regulatory bodies on administrative law matters concerning the governance of health care and other professionals. Helen brings a wide background on her cases, including experience in the areas of corporate, commercial and banking disputes. She has appeared as counsel at mediations and administrative tribunal hearings at all levels of Canadian courts.
CPA, CA Partner, Grant Thornton LLP
Ian Kennedy is a Partner at Grant Thornton LLP in Penticton, BC. With over 30 years of experience in accounting, Ian has worked in a wide range of industries, but focuses on small to medium sized business in the agri-tourism industry and general practice for corporate, personal, and estates and trust. He has been awarded the BC Chartered Accountant of the year award, and enjoys working with clients to solve their complex business challenges.