Carmen Thériault, KC leads the Private Wealth, Trusts and Estates team at Norton Rose Fulbright. In 2020, Carmen received the People’s Choice Trusted Advisor of the Year award at STEP’s international private client awards ceremony held in London. Her Vancouver team previously received STEP’s Private Client Legal Team of the Year award (midsize category). Carmen has extensive experience in estate planning, succession and trust matters, and provides governance advice to families with legacy assets intended to benefit multiple generations. She has been a frequent lecturer for organizations such as the Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Tax Foundation, STEP, CLEBC and the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. She is a past president of the Estate Planning Council of Vancouver, a past chair of Lions Gate Hospital Foundation and the current Chair of the Honorary Advisory Board of Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland. Carmen is also a member of her firm’s Canadian Partnership Committee and its Global Supervisory Board.