Hayley advises clients on a diverse range of civil and commercial litigation matters, with a focus on estate, trusts, and capacity litigation. 

Hayley brings to the table key expertise in early stage mediation of estate disputes. She understands that litigation can be stressful and costly, and works closely with her clients to identify solutions and to provide peace of mind through effective negotiation and mediation.

Hayley represents individual and institutional clients in court proceedings and contested litigation, including variation of trust matters, dependant relief applications, guardianship applications, and will challenge proceedings

Hayley enjoys writing about developments in the law. She has authored a number of papers and regularly shares her knowledge at client seminars and industry conferences. As a member of the executive of The Advocates' Society Estates Litigation Practice Group, Hayley stays up to date on legal developments and trends which impact her clients.

Hayley is also a member of the WeirFoulds Women program which promotes a successful and diverse working environment.

Hayley is an associate in the litigation practice group at WeirFoulds LLP.

Hayley advises clients on a diverse range of civil and commercial litigation matters, with a focus on estate, trusts, and capacity litigation. 

Hayley brings to the table key expertise in early stage mediation of estate disputes. She understands that litigation can be stressful and costly, and works closely with her clients to identify solutions and to provide peace of mind through effective negotiation and mediation.

Hayley represents individual and institutional clients in court proceedings and contested litigation, including variation of trust matters, dependant relief applications, guardianship applications, and will challenge proceedings

Hayley enjoys writing about developments in the law. She has authored a number of papers and regularly shares her knowledge at client seminars and industry conferences. As a member of the executive of The Advocates' Society Estates Litigation Practice Group, Hayley stays up to date on legal developments and trends which impact her clients.

Hayley is also a member of the WeirFoulds Women program which promotes a successful and diverse working environment.

Publications

"Revisiting First Principles Applicable to Motions for Leave to Intervene in Class Proceedings", November 2017

"The Limitations of Limitation Periods in Estates Litigation", WestlawNext Canadas Blog, March 2017

"Your Employee is Under My Care: An Employer's Rights and Responsibilities with respect to Medical Information", WeirFoulds LLP, April 2016 (with Sarah Yun and Raj Anand)

"Workplace Violence & Harassment Under Bill 168: A 5-Year Review", WeirFoulds LLP, November 2015

"Estate Alert - Common Misconceptions about Joint Accounts and Joint Ownership", WeirFoulds LLP, November 2015 (with Lori Duffy)

"A Leap of Good Faith? Practical Implications of the Supreme Court of Canada's Decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew for Contracting Parties", Lexpert and Thomson Reuters Canada Limited, July 2015

"Quiz: Good Faith and Honest Contractual Performance", Canadian Lawyer Magazine, May 2015 (with Jeff Cowan)

"A Leap of Good Faith? Practical Implications of the Supreme Court of Canada's Decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew for Contracting Parties", WeirFoulds LLP and Canadian Corporate Counsel Magazine, December 2014

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Top Cases in Estates Litigation", The Advocates' Society, February 8, 2018
 
Speaker, "Make a Will", Toronto Public Library, Make a Will Month, November 4, 2017
 
Speaker, "Top Cases in Estates Litigation", The Advocates' Society, February 8, 2017
 
Instructor, "Employment, Labour and Human Rights Considerations in the Construction Industry", George Brown College, School of Construction Management and Trades / School of Architectural Studies, March 2016
 
Co-Presenter, "Bill 168:  A 5-Year Review", Workplace Violence & Harassment:  A 5-Year Review, WeirFoulds LLP, November 19, 2015
 
Co-Presenter, "Startup Legal Basics", Founder Institute, August 2015
 
Speaker, "Law of Discrimination on the Basis of Family Status", WeirFoulds Employment & Labour Group Client Seminar, Toronto, Ontario, April 17, 2015

Co-Presenter, "Startup Legal Basics", Founder Institute, February 2015 (with Faren Bogach)

Awards & Recognition

International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), 52nd Congress Prague 2014 Past Presidents' Award for Best National Report, Private Client and Immigration Working Session (with Caroline Abela)

Margaret Grimshaw Prize in Real Estate, University of Toronto

Chancellor's Scholarship, Queen's University

Affiliations

Ontario Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

The Advocates' Society

Toronto Lawyers Association

WeirFoulds Women

Associate

Toronto
Direct 416.619.6281
Fax 416.365.1876
hpeglar@weirfoulds.com

Practice Areas

Litigation

Wills and Trusts

Called to the Bar
Ontario (2014)
Education
University of Toronto
J.D. 2013

Queen's University
B.A. (Hons.) 2010
(with Distinction)

Awards & Recognition

International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), 52nd Congress Prague 2014 Past Presidents' Award for Best National Report, Private Client and Immigration Working Session (with Caroline Abela)

Margaret Grimshaw Prize in Real Estate, University of Toronto

Chancellor's Scholarship, Queen's University

Affiliations

Ontario Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

The Advocates' Society

Toronto Lawyers Association

WeirFoulds Women

Called to the Bar

Ontario (2014)

Education

University of Toronto
J.D. 2013

Queen's University
B.A. (Hons.) 2010
(with Distinction)