Paula’s practice focuses on business and personal succession planning to ensure that assets are protected during a client’s lifetime and transferred to the next generation in a tax-efficient, orderly manner. Paula has particular experience in private and family-owned businesses, as well as professional corporations.

She advises on incorporations, shareholder agreements, estate and corporate freezes, real estate and commercial transactions and prepares wills, powers of attorney, health care representation agreements and trusts. Paula’s clients include small and medium-sized corporations, incorporated professionals, executors and administrators, and individuals. Paula is a contributing author to the Wills and Estate Practise Checklist published by the Law Society of British Columbia. She is also currently registered in the STEP Canada diploma course.

Paula grew up in South Africa, receiving her LLB from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 1998. Following the completion of her legal training, she moved to England, where she practised as a solicitor in London. Upon moving to Regina, Saskatchewan, in 2002, Paula undertook her Canadian legal equivalency examinations and continued to practice law. Paula and her young family moved to Victoria in 2009.

During her free time, Paula escapes household chores on her road bike and walks her bad dog.


LLB, University of kwaZulu-Natal, 1998

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