Hugh H. Claxton

Hugh H. Claxton

Boughton Law Corporation

Recognized since 2022

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

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Hugh is a Shareholder and the Chair of Boughton Law’s Banking Group.

Hugh represents a variety of commercial lenders and borrowers, including banks, credit unions, life insurance companies and pension funds, on all types of loans, from simple mortgage transactions to complex multi-jurisdictional credit facilities; the financing of all types of real estate investments; CMHC insured loans over multi-unit residential buildings; issues of bonds, debentures and other instruments; project financing loans; marine vessel and aircraft financing; personal property security matters and multi-jurisdictional transactions involving parties and assets in other Canadian provinces and the United States.

Hugh’s practice also encompasses general corporate/commercial, real estate and business law, including the purchase and sale of real estate and businesses.

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Mortgage Investment Association of British Columbia(“MIABC”)
  • Member, Editorial Board of the British Columbia Continuing Legal Education Society, Personal Property Security Manual
  • Member, B.C. Branch, Canadian Bar Association
  • Past Chair, Banking Section, B.C. Branch, Canadian Bar Association
  • Past Executive Member, National Business Law Section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia


  • Suite 700 – 595 Burrard Street
    P.O. Box 49290
    Vancouver, BC V7X 1S8


  • University of British Columbia, B.S.F.
  • University of British Columbia, J.D.

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law

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