Stuart M. Peikes
Stuart has many years of experience in estate and financial planning, wealth management, and administration of estates. He acts as lawyer and Trustee for a number of individual Living Trusts and as estate lawyer and Trustee for many Testamentary Trusts. He plays a key role in a wide range of family businesses and has assisted in the implementation of various sophisticated corporate and personal business plans for acquisition, expansion, reorganization, succession, and inter-generational transfer of assets.
In addition, he oversees business and personal matters for a number of clients including the acquisition and management of real estate holdings and he works closely with financial planners, accountants, and brokers with respect to wealth management and tax planning for his clients.
After 25 years as the managing partner of Peikes & Halpert, Stuart joined Clark Farb Fiksel LLP in July 2005 and became a partner in January 2013.
“My strength is my dedication to providing a high level of service to my clients with timely communication and exceptional quality of work. My relationships with my clients are of utmost importance to me and I am proud of the quality, strength, and longevity of those relationships.”
Areas of Practice
- Estate and Financial Planning
- Wealth Management
- Real Estate
- Administration of Estates
- Ontario, 1976
- York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, North York, Ontario, Canada
- Bachelor of Law – 1974
- University of Toronto
- Bachelor of Arts – 1971
Past Employment Positions
- Peikes & Halpert, Managing Partner
FIRM PRACTICE AREAS
- Bankruptcy and Insolvency
- Business and Commercial Law
- Employment Law and Wrongful Dismissal
- Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts
- Alternative Dispute Resolutions
- Real Estate Law
188 Avenue Rd.
Toronto, ON M5R 2J1