WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Clare Burns, Partner, trusts and estates, has been ranked for a second consecutive year in the top band of the Private Wealth Disputes – Canada category by Chambers HNW: The World’s Leading High Net Worth Advisors, 2019.
Clare’s clients and peers describe her as “one of the best” and “one of the top names on the litigation side” for her expertise in the areas of trusts, estates and capacity litigation. She is described as a “very strong, formidable litigator” and is “very creative and really strategises extremely well.” Clare is also referred to as a “top-tier, tenacious litigator” that is “tough as nails.”
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.