Ian is a litigator who specializes in estate litigation, specifically disputes concerning wills, testamentary capacity, undue influence, estate accounting, guardianship orders and dependent’s relief claims. Ian is retained by estate trustees and beneficiaries, as well as attorneys under powers of attorney for property and guardians of property to provide advice and bring court proceedings to ensure the rights of individuals in estate matters are enforced and protected. Ian also speaks at educational seminars on issues which arise in estate matters and has acts as an agent for the Children’s Lawyer as well as the Public Guardian and Trustee.
A graduate of both McGill (B.A. ’85) and Dalhousie (LL.B. ’90), Ian was called to the Bar in 1992 and returned to London to practice law. A director of the Rotary Club of London, Ian has also volunteered for the United Way, Big Brothers, Community Living London and First St. Andrew’s United Church. Ian enjoys travelling, tennis, spending time with his family, and he ran the 2016 Boston Marathon.
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