Douglas Beamish

B.A., LL.B.


As of September 26, 2016, Douglas Beamish will be relocating his practice to Mills and Mills LLP and can be reached at:
Mills and Mills LLP,
Barristers and Solicitors,
2  St. Clair Avenue West, Suite 700,
Toronto, M4V1L5
Direct Line- (416) 682-7149
Fax- ( 416) 863-3997


Doug Beamish is a partner of the firm and an experienced family law and estate litigation counsel. He has over 35 years of experience and expertise in advising clients in all aspects of family law, including property division, custody, access and parenting issues with respect to their children, child and spousal support, domestic contracts such as marriage contracts, cohabitation agreements and separation agreements and issues with respect to their corporate , partnership and trust interests. His estate litigation expertise includes issues concerning the validity of wills and trusts, variation proceedings and support claims of dependents. He prides himself in providing the highest level of client service and excellence and is highly regarded by his colleagues and the judiciary.

Doug makes every effort to resolve disputes by negotiation but, if that isn’t possible, has extensive experience and is a highly skilled advocate at all levels of the courts in Ontario and on mediations and arbitrations.

Doug obtained his LLB from the University of Ottawa and before that obtained a BA in economics from Western University. He practiced family law and estate litigation with a national firm from his call to the Ontario Bar until he joined our firm as partner in 2008.

He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association. 

Speaking Engagements

National Business Institute - Successful Family Law Practice in Ontario - seminar on Child Custody, Access and Child Support

The Canadian Institute - Emerging Trends in Family Law Disputes seminar

Canadian Bar Association, Ontario, Institute of Continuing Legal Education - Recognition of Tax Consequences and other Costs of Disposition in the Valuation of Net Family Property

Seminars for clients on various family law issues

Expert commentary in television and print media on matrimonial law issues

Practice Areas



1 Dundas Street West,
Suite 2400 - Box 37
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z3

Phone: 416-860-1976

Fax: 416-860-1989

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