Fiona Hunter is a partner at Horne Coupar LLP of Victoria, British Columbia, named one of Canada's Top 5 Trusts & Estates Law Boutiques by Canadian Lawyer. Fiona practices exclusively in estate planning with an emphasis on trusts and also acts as a mediator in estate litigation.
Fiona attended Queen's University (B.A.), the University of Alberta (LL.B.) and the University of British Columbia (LL.M.). She has been practicing law in Victoria since 1981.
Fiona was an Assistant Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria, teaching the Succession course at the Law School there with Mark Horne from 1997 to 2004. She has presented at many professional legal education seminars and conferences, as well as public education seminars, on a variety of estate planning and estate litigation topics, including elder abuse and adult guardianship. She authors the Canadian edition of Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Canada, 5th ed., (Markham: LexisNexis, 2020) and is a co-editor of and contributor to two publications: Financial and Estate Planning for the Mature Client in British Columbia (Markham: LexisNexis, updated annually) and British Columbia Estate Planning and Wealth Preservation (Vancouver: Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, updated annually).