Real Estate | Seniors Law | Wills & Estates
"Excellent service. Rachel was great in walking us through the Estate Planning process and helping us to process forward our plans. High attention to detail while also just keeping things simple at the client level."
"Rachel is patient and understanding. Rachel has the unique ability to distill legal jargon into terms I can actually understand."
Rachel A. Sachs
Founding Lawyer | Year of Call (ON): 2017
Lawyer & Founder Rachel Sachs (she, her) is a Filipino-German Canadian lawyer striving to improve accessibility to the law for her clients. Rachel runs her own practice, serving seniors, their families and individuals. Rachel intentionally set out to work with older adults following her experiences caring for a much loved grandparent. She is a mother to a young child, a lover of animals and coffee, and an advocate for better services and policies for seniors, women and improved inclusion and diversity initiatives within the legal profession and beyond.
In her younger days, Rachel volunteered with the Sunnybrook & Women's College Health Science Centre Veterans wing and would regularly join her father and grandmother for morning coffees with other local seniors, listening to their stories and arguing politics. Later, Rachel experienced firsthand life living with and caring for an adult with dementia.
Rachel was educated in Canada and abroad and holds a Masters degree from the University of Edinburgh School of Business. Before finding her passion working with aging adults and the law, Rachel worked with charities and not-for-profits, financial institutions, and small businesses in areas ranging from energy, environmentalism to anti-money laundering.
Rachel volunteers with Pro Bono Ontario, Women in Leadership Toronto, sits as the current Chair of the Ontario Bar Association's Women Lawyers Forum, is a founding member of the the Filipino Canadian Lawyers Network, and a mentor with EmpowHer-Peel and Global Lawyers of Canada. Rachel provides free public legal education sessions through her "Seniors, Ask Me Anything" sessions. Since 2016, she has also volunteered her time at the the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic and the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program.
Associations: Ontario and Canadian Bar Association, Toronto Law Association, Women Lawyers Association of Ontario, Filipino Canadian Lawyers Network, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Women in Leadership Toronto Chapter
We focus on the legal needs of aging Ontarians and if you're here, you'll know this covers a lot. From real estate transactions to estate planning, to navigating home care and long term care issues, capacity and guardianship to assisting clients with estate administration, we'll answer all your questions and do our very best to ease the weight of your legal concerns off your shoulders.
We use technology to be more efficient for you and we can help you navigate technology, too. We are always happy to hear your feedback so we can provide you with the best service.
We can meet with you virtually or by phone. We have suspended in-person meetings for the duration of the current lockdown except where absolutely necessary. We incorporate virtual signings where possible and take extra care for in-person meetings.
Where in-person meetings are required, every party must wear a mask, stay appropriately distanced and use their own blue pens. Sanitizer is provided. WE TAKE EVERY PRECAUTION TO PROTECT OUR VULNERABLE CLIENTS.
Enjoy your senior years. You've earned it.
North York and surrounding neighbourhoods