Mary Hamilton is associate counsel with the Vancouver office. Mary has almost 30 years of experience in matters relating to wills, trusts and estate administration. She has held senior positions with various wills, estates and trusts groups in Vancouver and was named Vancouver Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year 2011 by Best Lawyers.
Mary advises clients about their estate planning and using wills, trusts and other vehicles (including charitable giving) to minimize taxes on death.
Her advice is sought by successful business owners concerned about ensuring an effective transition of their business from one generation to the next and by wealthy individuals concerned about benefiting their offspring in a responsible (and tax-effective) way.