Mary Hamilton, QC, is a Partner and a member of the Wills, Estates + Trusts and Charities + Non-Profit Practice Groups at Alexander Holburn. Mary has over 30 years of experience in matters relating to wills, trusts and estate administration. She has held senior positions with various wills, estates and trusts groups in Vancouver and was named Vancouver Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in Canada in 2011 and 2017. Mary spends a significant part of her time advising executors, administrators and trustees about the probate process, administration of estates and trusts, and helping them pass their accounts. Mary lectures frequently to client groups, lawyers, the charitable sector, and to the public on topics pertaining to wills, estates, incapacity and charitable giving. She also shares her expertise with other lawyers in British Columbia co-authoring an annotated precedent book on wills and co-editing practice manuals on both estate planning and estate administration. Mary has been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada since 2006, and is also ranked BV distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell.