Hugh Wright

Hugh Wright


Miller Thomson LLP

Recognized since 2006

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Employee Benefits Law

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Hugh’s practice focuses in the area of pensions and benefits, providing advice to pension plan sponsors, administrators, and service providers on the full range of pension and benefit matters, including related investment matters and the resolution of disputes. He focusses on finding efficient and effective solutions for clients enabling them to navigate the complex regulatory and legal framework in which they operate and realize their strategic and business objectives. Hugh is a leader in Canada’s retirement income system, having been Chair of Canada’s national pension industry organization, the Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM) and advocating for regulatory reform with governments across Canada on behalf of ACPM and private clients. Hugh is a trusted advisor to participants in the pensions & benefits field providing strategic counsel in various areas including Plan Governance, Labour law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Investments, Cybersecurity, and Insolvency and Restructuring.

Location

  • Scotia Plaza
    40 King Street West, Suite 5800
    Toronto, ON M5H 3S1
    Canada

Education

  • Dalhousie University, L.L.B, graduated 1992
  • Queen’s University, B.A. (Hons), graduated 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Nova Scotia, 1993
  • Ontario, 2022
  • Ontario, 2022

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Employee Benefits Law, Halifax, Canada (2020)
  • Employee Benefits Law, Halifax, Canada (2017)
  • Employee Benefits Law, Halifax, Canada (2015)

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

  • Employee Benefits Law

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