Shruthi Raman practises in the area of estates and trust law. She advises executors, trustees and powers of attorney regarding their legal and fiduciary obligations in the management and administration of trusts or estates. She is frequently consulted and retained by beneficiaries and trustees to bring or defend claims involving trusts and estates.
Shruthi began her legal career in New Delhi, India, where she worked with the Special Public Prosecutor’s office and prosecuted drugs and foreign exchange offences. She is admitted to the Bar in India, in addition to being a licensed lawyer in Ontario. Before joining Loopstra Nixon LLP, Shruthi practised at two litigation firms in Toronto -- where she gained significant exposure from appearing in all levels of court in Ontario and expertise in developing robust litigation strategies.
Shruthi received her LL.B. from GGS Indraprastha University, New Delhi, India, and LL.M. from Osgoode Hall, Toronto. In 2018, she completed the rigorous requirements of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and obtained the internationally recognized TEP designation.
Shruthi is active in the South Asian community in the Greater Toronto Area and regularly helps foreign-trained lawyers with the accreditation process and transitioning into law practice in Ontario. She is fluent in Tamil and Hindi, conversant in Urdu and Punjabi, and well-equipped to understand clients' needs from diverse backgrounds to drive cost-effective solutions. In her spare time, Shruthi enjoys a variety of music, movies, reading, travelling and experimenting with different cuisines.
Legal Qualifications, Bar Admissions and Memberships
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Canada
Law Society of Ontario
Ontario Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association
Bar Council of Delhi, India
South Asian Bar Association of Toronto
Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce
Estate Planners Council of Halton
Education and Designations
T.E.P. (Trust and Estate Practitioner) from STEP Canada
LL.B. from GGS Indraprastha University, India
LL.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto