Matthias Duensing

Wills and Succession Planning Lawyer | Residential and Commercial Real Estate Attorney |

Probate and Estate Estate Administration Lawyer Toronto | Advocate Notary Public | Commissioner of Oaths

Matthias Duensing is a versatile lawyer with a focus on wills, trusts, estates, and real estate. In his practice, he covers a broad spectrum of services, from drafting wills, powers of attorney, and trusts to advising estate trustees on the administration process, including probate. Additionally, he assists real estate clients with transactions involving residential and commercial properties, such as sales, purchases, and refinancing.

Matthias is not only dedicated to his clients but also to staying abreast of developments in his fields. He shares his expertise through writing articles for publications like The Lawyer’s Daily and Advocate Daily, ensuring that his insights reach a wider audience.

His specialization lies in estate executor and trustee work, where he serves as an independent professional for clients seeking such roles. Moreover, Matthias actively engages with the community, volunteering his time and expertise as a supervising lawyer at Pro Bono Student Canada’s Wills Project. This initiative provides much-needed estate planning services to low-income individuals, facilitated by law students under his guidance.

Furthermore, Matthias extends his knowledge beyond his practice by speaking regularly on estate planning issues to federal government employees, collaborating with the largest provider of retirement planning seminars for the Federal Public Service. With his fluency in German, he can effectively serve clients who require legal assistance in that language.

Overall, Matthias Duensing exemplifies a lawyer deeply committed to his clients, profession, and community, offering expertise in wills, trusts, estates, and real estate matters with a focus on professionalism and service.

Stephanie Abinakle

Associate | Estate Planning | Family Law

Stephanie brings a deep commitment to assisting clients in navigating the intricate landscape of estate planning, recognizing it as a pivotal phase often fraught with complexity and emotional hurdles. Prioritizing her clients’ well-being, Stephanie demonstrates a keen sensitivity to their emotions and actively engages in listening to understand their concerns, priorities, and expectations.

With a diverse professional background, Stephanie’s experience extends beyond estate planning. Before joining Duensing Law, she specialized in family law, handling exclusively high-conflict litigation cases. Prior to that, she honed her expertise in-house at a professional liability insurer, where she managed E&O claims within the realm of tax and succession planning.

Fluent in French, Stephanie earned her Common Law and Civil Law degrees from the University of Ottawa. During her university years, she dedicated her summers to working with non-profit organizations in Lebanon, serving marginalized communities and those less fortunate.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Stephanie is an enthusiastic runner and swimmer, though her greatest joy comes from engaging in competitive ping pong matches with her son.

Get in touch
“Matthias is a highly diligent, professional lawyer who takes a common sense approach to legal situations and gets back to you right away to expedite quickly. Aside from his commitment to customer service, his dry wit and sense of humour make him a pleasure to deal with. My wife and I have used him on seven separate occasions for real estate transactions and we will continue to do so.”
P., client, Toronto
close slider

    Skip to content