Claire McNevin



Claire McNevin

Claire McNevin is an associate in the Estates, Trusts and Charities Practice Group at WeirFoulds. Her practice is focused on wills, trusts and estates.

Prior to joining the firm, Claire worked as a judicial law clerk for the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. In her role she provided oral opinions, written legal memoranda, and case law research to judges of the Central South region. She edited judgments and prepared pre-hearing bench memoranda, including analyzing facta and summarizing decisions under review, for Divisional Court panels.

During her time at the Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, Claire also worked at the Allard Law International Justice and Human Rights Clinic, and as a research assistant with a focus on international trade law.

Claire volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada for a number of years, providing assistance to the Disability Alliance BC and Community Legal Assistance Society in Vancouver.

Outside of legal, Claire is an avid paddle boarder and is a certified
flat-water canoeing instructor.


    • DLA Piper Award for Appellate Advocacy (2018), Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
    Called to the Bar
    • Ontario (2019)

    • J.D., Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, 2018
    • B.A., Queen’s University, 2015
    • Law Society of Ontario
    • English
    • French (conversational)

    Community Involvement

    • Member, Wilson Moot team (constitutional law moot), Allard School of Law, 2018