Emily Clough is a partner practising in the firm’s Elder Law and Estates & Trusts groups. She works in all aspects of estates, trusts and incapacity matters, as both a solicitor and a litigator. Emily has been lead litigation counsel on cases regarding estates, variations of wills, trustee duties, power of attorney and removal, as well as elder abuse. Emily has acted as counsel in two landmark cases involving wills variation and the incapacity to marry, both of which have set new precedents in BC and garnered national coverage from both The Globe & Mail and the CBC. Additionally, Emily volunteers her time to promote and develop the law. She has been the elected chair of the BC Law Institute and the Canadian Centre for Elder Law, which are independent law reform agencies that carry out scholarly research, writing and analysis. Emily is also the president of Health Justice, a human rights-focused non-profit working to improve BC laws and policies of coercive health care. Emily was distinguished as a Best Lawyer in Canada for Trusts and Estates. Our Estates & Trusts group has been shortlisted by the prestigious international STEP Private Client Awards for the Contentious Trusts and Estates Team of the Year category.