Hugh McLellan

PartnerMcLellan HerbertWills, Trusts & Estates (British Columbia)

Hugh S. McLellan, a partner in the law firm of McLellan Herbert, practices in the areas of estate litigation, estate planning and elder law. He is a former Chairman of the Canadian Bar Association Wills and Trusts (Vancouver) Subsection. He is the founding Vice Chair (and past Chair) of the CBA National Elder Law Section and the founding Chair of the CBA BC Elder Law Subsection. He is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Vancouver and the U.S. National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He was a member of the BC Law Institute Succession Law Reform Project, Estate Administration Subcommittee and the Probate Rules Subcommittee.

Hugh S. McLellan, a partner in the law firm of McLellan Herbert, practices in the areas of estate litigation, estate planning and elder law. He is a former Chairman of the Canadian Bar Association Wills and Trusts (Vancouver) Subsection. He is the founding Vice Chair (and past Chair) of the CBA National Elder Law Section and the founding Chair of the CBA BC Elder Law Subsection. He is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Vancouver and the U.S. National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He was a member of the BC Law Institute Succession Law Reform Project, Estate Administration Subcommittee and the Probate Rules Subcommittee.

Mr. McLellan is the author of numerous articles on estate litigation, estate planning and Elder Law, co-editor of Financial and Estate Planning for the Mature Client in British Columbia (Markham: LexisNexis, 2000), a contributor to B.C. Representation Agreement Act, Adult Guardianship Act and Related Statutes (Toronto: Carswell, 2000) and is an associate editor of the Estates and Trusts Reports. He is a frequent lecturer for various professional and community programs.

Education

  • University of British Columbia, LL.B., 1982
  • University of British Columbia, B.Comm, 1979

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 1983

Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Vancouver
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Awards & Honours

  • Canadian Bar Association Community Service Award, 2004