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Congratulations to Fiona Hunter – a new publication!

June 24, 2021 Category News, Uncategorised

Congratulations to Partner, Fiona Hunter, on the publication of Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Canada, 5th Edition, which she co-authored with James Kessler, Q.C. Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Canada, 5th Edition examines both the general and the technical issues that can arise in this area of the law, and deftly combines advice on […]

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Congratulations Fiona Hunter and Mark Horne, QC!

April 26, 2021 Category News

Congratulations to partners Fiona Hunter and Mark Horne, QC – both named in The 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. This recognition is acknowledgement of excellence by a practitioner’s own peers and colleagues. The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (the Canadian Lexpert Directory), published since 1997, is based on an extensive peer survey process. It includes profiles […]

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Congratulations, Ross!

April 23, 2021 Category News

Please join Horne Coupar LLP in extending our best wishes to Ross Manson, who has officially retired!  Ross has been an esteemed member of the firm since the mid 70’s, when he was first hired by Ian Horne, QC, and began his articles. Ross graduated with Honours from Simon Fraser University in 1970 and followed […]

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Top Wills, Trust and Estates Boutique 2021

March 2, 2021 Category News

Horne Coupar LLP has been named a Top Wills, Trust & Estates Boutique firm in Canadian Lawyer. Canadian Lawyer asked lawyers, in-house counsel and clients from across Canada to vote on the wills, estates and trust boutiques. To qualify, firms are required to derive a minimum of 80 per cent of their work from wills, […]

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Changes to the Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA)

January 6, 2021 Category News

The Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA) is a recent legislative development aimed at ending hidden ownership of land in order to combat tax fraud that drives up BC’s real estate market.  To achieve land transparency, LOTA introduces mandatory reporting of indirect ownership of land. The reported information is held in the Land Owner Transparency Registry […]

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September 30, 2020 Category News

Please note that our firm has remained open through the Covid-19 pandemic and in accordance with public health guidelines continues to observe recommended physical distancing and hygienic practices.   As our community gradually returns to more accustomed business operations, we will, however, continue on request to schedule appointments by video-conference or telephone, as well as […]

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Tribute Circle Sponsors for Victoria Symphony

September 22, 2020 Category Community, Giving Back, News, Uncategorised

Horne Coupar LLP are pleased to announce that we are Tribute Circle sponsors for Victoria Symphony.  For more information relating to the Symphony please visit: Victoria Symphony – Victoria, BC, Canada  

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Fur Baby

September 22, 2020 Category News, Our Latest Insight

In the 21st century, it is becoming commonplace for many people to forego having children. Whatever the reason, be it the economy, station in life, or personal preference, it is becoming far more the norm to see individuals or couples opting instead to adopt pets or “fur babies.” In the case of spouses, what happens […]

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Congratulations to Fiona Hunter and Mark Horne, Q.C.

September 2, 2020 Category News

Congratulations to partners Mark Horne, Q.C. and Fiona Hunter being named as current recognized lawyers in the  2021 edition of Best Lawyers: Horne Coupar LLP The Best Lawyers in Canada (2021 Edition) Victoria, BC Mark Horne, Q.C. – Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2011 Trusts and Estates Fiona Hunter – Recognized in Best Lawyers since […]

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Parents and their Child’s Property

June 3, 2020 Category News, Our Latest Insight

Many parents assume that they have a legal right to hold and manage their child’s monies, or other assets, without limitation. This assumption was correct under B.C. law until 2013 when the Family Law Act (the “Act”) was proclaimed. The Act sets out who can hold and manage a child’s money or other assets. A […]

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