WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Clare Burns, Partner, trusts and estates, has been ranked for a third consecutive year in the top band of the Private Wealth Disputes – Canada category by Chambers HNW: The World’s Leading High Net Worth Advisors, 2020.
Clare’s clients and peers describe her as “a wonderful advocate” and “very, very smart” for her expertise in the areas of trusts, estates and capacity litigation. Another source says that “people shake in their boots if they’re on the other side of her, and thank the gods if she’s on their side.” They also note that Clare is “incredibly adept at her craft.”
Clare is a former Children’s Lawyer for the Province of Ontario and is universally respected for her resilience and high-quality court work. Her dedication to leadership in her areas of practice has secured other high-level designations including Leading Practitioner, Estate Litigation, by Lexpert, and Leading Lawyer, Trusts and Estates, as well as one of the 2019 Toronto “Lawyers of the Year”, by Best Lawyers in Canada.
Lawyers are ranked based on research conducted via interviews with clients and lawyers who are active in the market.