Called to the Bar
  • Ontario (2007)
Education
  • Western University, LLB - Law (2006)
  • University of Alberta, MA - Psychology (2002)
  • Swansea University, BSc - Biology and Psychology (1998)
Affiliations
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society

Andrea McEwan is a Partner in the Wills, Trusts & Estates Practice Group at WeirFoulds LLP.

Practising exclusively in the areas of wills, estates, trust, fiduciary and capacity-related litigation, Andrea possesses a deep knowledge of matters pertaining to passing of estate, attorney, guardian & fiduciary accounts, probate applications, guardianship issues, power of attorney disputes, and end-of-life and treatment decisions; and matters of elder law.

Andrea represents a wide range of clients including beneficiaries, trustees, executors, attorneys pursuant to powers of attorney, individuals found to be incapable of managing their property or personal care, and concerned family members.

Throughout her career, Andrea has appeared before all levels of Court in Ontario and has acted in an array of motions, trials, appeals, and applications. She has been repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada and in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in Estate & Personal Tax Planning. Andrea is an active member of The Advocates’ Society’s Estates Litigation Practice Group.

Experience
  • Eisenstein v Joel, 2022 ONSC 4104
  • Cabrera v. Coughlan, 2022 ONSC 1087
  • Ray-Ellis v. Goodtrack et al., 2021 ONSC 3102
  • Hunt v Worrod, 2018 ONSC 2138
  • Hunt v. Worrod, 2017 ONSC 7397
  • Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2016 ONCA 332
  • Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2015 ONSC 2987
  • Re Nortel Networks Corporation et al, 2014 ONSC 6973
  • EPM Global Services Inc. v. Signifi Solutions Inc., 2012 ONSC 288
  • Repeatedly recognized in the Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory as a leading lawyer in Estate & Personal Tax Planning – Estate Litigation
  • Repeatedly recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in Trusts and Estates
  • Volunteer Lawyer, Pro Bono Law Ontario
  • Eisenstein v Joel, 2022 ONSC 4104
  • Cabrera v. Coughlan, 2022 ONSC 1087
  • Ray-Ellis v. Goodtrack et al., 2021 ONSC 3102
  • Hunt v Worrod, 2018 ONSC 2138
  • Hunt v. Worrod, 2017 ONSC 7397
  • Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2016 ONCA 332
  • Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2015 ONSC 2987
  • Re Nortel Networks Corporation et al, 2014 ONSC 6973
  • EPM Global Services Inc. v. Signifi Solutions Inc., 2012 ONSC 288
  • Repeatedly recognized in the Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory as a leading lawyer in Estate & Personal Tax Planning – Estate Litigation
  • Repeatedly recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in Trusts and Estates
  • Volunteer Lawyer, Pro Bono Law Ontario

Andrea McEwan is a Partner in the Wills, Trusts & Estates Practice Group at WeirFoulds LLP.

Practising exclusively in the areas of wills, estates, trust, fiduciary and capacity-related litigation, Andrea possesses a deep knowledge of matters pertaining to passing of estate, attorney, guardian & fiduciary accounts, probate applications, guardianship issues, power of attorney disputes, and end-of-life and treatment decisions; and matters of elder law.

Andrea represents a wide range of clients including beneficiaries, trustees, executors, attorneys pursuant to powers of attorney, individuals found to be incapable of managing their property or personal care, and concerned family members.

Throughout her career, Andrea has appeared before all levels of Court in Ontario and has acted in an array of motions, trials, appeals, and applications. She has been repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada and in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in Estate & Personal Tax Planning. Andrea is an active member of The Advocates’ Society’s Estates Litigation Practice Group.

Experience
  • Eisenstein v Joel, 2022 ONSC 4104
  • Cabrera v. Coughlan, 2022 ONSC 1087
  • Ray-Ellis v. Goodtrack et al., 2021 ONSC 3102
  • Hunt v Worrod, 2018 ONSC 2138
  • Hunt v. Worrod, 2017 ONSC 7397
  • Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2016 ONCA 332
  • Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2015 ONSC 2987
  • Re Nortel Networks Corporation et al, 2014 ONSC 6973
  • EPM Global Services Inc. v. Signifi Solutions Inc., 2012 ONSC 288
  • Repeatedly recognized in the Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory as a leading lawyer in Estate & Personal Tax Planning – Estate Litigation
  • Repeatedly recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in Trusts and Estates
  • Volunteer Lawyer, Pro Bono Law Ontario
  • Eisenstein v Joel, 2022 ONSC 4104
  • Cabrera v. Coughlan, 2022 ONSC 1087
  • Ray-Ellis v. Goodtrack et al., 2021 ONSC 3102
  • Hunt v Worrod, 2018 ONSC 2138
  • Hunt v. Worrod, 2017 ONSC 7397
  • Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2016 ONCA 332
  • Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2015 ONSC 2987
  • Re Nortel Networks Corporation et al, 2014 ONSC 6973
  • EPM Global Services Inc. v. Signifi Solutions Inc., 2012 ONSC 288
  • Repeatedly recognized in the Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory as a leading lawyer in Estate & Personal Tax Planning – Estate Litigation
  • Repeatedly recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in Trusts and Estates
  • Volunteer Lawyer, Pro Bono Law Ontario
Called to the Bar
  • Ontario (2007)
Education
  • Western University, LLB - Law (2006)
  • University of Alberta, MA - Psychology (2002)
  • Swansea University, BSc - Biology and Psychology (1998)
Affiliations
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society
Upcoming Event
Apr 4 2024

Litigation Skills Part 1: Advocacy for Estate Litigators – Ontario Bar Association

Partner Andrea McEwan will serve as program co-chair for “Litigation Skills Part 1: Advocacy for Estate Litigators”, an Ontario Bar Association Trusts & Estates Law Program that will be held on Thursday, April 4th, 2024.

Speaking Engagements
  • Co-Chair, “Litigation Skills Part 1: Advocacy for Estate Litigators”, Ontario Bar Association, Toronto, ON, April 4, 2024
  • Speaker, “Top Cases in Estates Litigation 2024”, The Advocates’ Society, Online, January 24, 2024
  • Speaker, “Pitfalls in Capacity Litigation and Facilitating Solutions”, Ontario Bar Association, Online, December 6th, 2023
  • Panelist, 26th Estates and Trusts Summit, Law Society of Ontario, Toronto, ON, October 18-19, 2023
  • Speaker, “Top Cases in Estates Litigation”, The Advocates’ Society, Online, January 16, 2023
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