Gillian Fournie is a partner at de VRIES LITIGATION LLP. Gillian’s practice focuses on estates, capacity, and guardianship disputes. Gillian has extensive experience acting for and against estate trustees and attorneys for property/care to resolve power of attorney disputes, passings of accounts, and will challenges. Gillian regularly acts as agent lawyer for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer as well as for the estates departments of major Canadian financial institutions. Clients also seek Gillian’s expertise when dealing with civil litigation matters that touch on estate issues.
Gillian obtained her bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University in history and philosophy. She was called to the bar in 2013 after graduating from Western Law. Gillian is a regular contributor to allaboutestates.ca.
Gillian has been recognized by Best Lawyers Canada since 2021 in the area of trusts and estates.