E. Jane Milton  , Q.C. - Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP

E. Jane Milton , Q.C.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

E. Jane Milton Q.C. acts as counsel in the area of civil litigation with a practice focus on insolvency law, estate and trust law, and corporate/commercial matters. Jane has appeared before all levels of the court system in British Columbia, and has also acted as counsel in numerous mediations and arbitrations. She has been recognized by her peers as a leading lawyer in the areas of both Insolvency and Financial Restructuring, and Wealth Preservation.

In her insolvency and restructuring practice, Jane has acted for lenders in respect of both corporate and personal claims and has appeared as defense counsel in actions involving lender liability, breach of trust, bankruptcy proceedings and actions brought pursuant to the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act. She has acted as defense counsel for several financial institutions in a number of Class Action Proceedings. She has also acted as counsel for receivers, monitors and trustees in bankruptcy, and for directors and officers in insolvency proceedings.

In addition to her insolvency litigation practice, Jane has also developed an extensive practice in the area of trust and estate litigation. She has acted as counsel for individual and professional executors, administrators and trustees in numerous disputes relating to the validity of wills, the interpretation of trusts and wills, wills variation claims, and administration of estates and trusts. She has also acted for individual beneficiaries, and other claimants in litigation governed by British Columbia's Wills Variation Act, and Trust and Settlement Variation Act and other estate or trust related litigation.

Jane has lectured on numerous occasions on insolvency and estate/trust related topics, and is the author of a number of papers. She was awarded her designation as Queen's Counsel in 2008.

University of British ColumbiaBA 1979University of British ColumbiaLL.B 1983
Insolvency Institute of CanadaCanadian Bar Association

Office Location

1800 - 510 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 0M3

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates of the Vancouver Metro Area
E. Jane Milton , Q.C. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Trusts and Estates