Kira Domratchev Associate


Speaks:  English, Russian, Hebrew

Year of Call: 2017 - Ontario


Primary office:  Toronto




Kira Domratchev

Kira Domratchev is an associate lawyer in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office. Kira’s practice is focused on contentious estate, trust and capacity matters.

As a member of the Private Client Services Group, Kira regularly appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on matters involving:

  • Contentious passing of accounts
  • Dependant support applications
  • Will challenges
  • Rectification and interpretation of wills and trusts
  • Estate administration
  • Power of attorney disputes
  • Capacity disputes
  • Variation of trusts applications
  • Applications for directions
  • Appointment and removal of trustees and guardians
  • Guardianship applications

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Kira spent nearly four years practising estate, trust and capacity litigation at a prominent Toronto boutique firm.

As a student member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Kira is currently in the process of completing her Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) designation.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2017

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2017
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2016

    • Education
       2016
      York University - Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
  • 2012

    • Education
       2012
      Ryerson University - Ted Rogers School of Management, Bachelor of Commerce

Memberships

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers Association – Member of the Education Committee and the New Lawyers Committee
  • The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners – Student Member

Articles

“Is an RESP a Trust? …. And So What If It Is?” , 40 E.T.P.J. 257, 2021.

“The Do’s and Don’ts of Leading Opinion Evidence,” Kira Domratchev and Jerome R. Morse, Oatley-McLeash Guide to Personal Injury Practice in Motor Vehicle Cases, June 2017.

Presentations

“Serious Illness Planning,” Toronto Lawyers Association Program, January 2021.

“Remote Preparation of Witnesses and Clients for Pending Litigation”, Toronto Lawyers Association, January 2021.

“How to Build a Book of Business as a New Lawyer,” the Toronto Lawyers Association Program, March 2019.