Scott Kerwin is a litigation partner in our Vancouver office, Regional Leader of our Wealth Management Group and Estate Litigation Group, and a member of our Aboriginal Law Group. He practises in the areas of trusts, estates and incapacity dispute resolution; Aboriginal law; insurance and tort law, including product liability claims; and general litigation.
Scott's trusts and estates litigation practice involves probate actions (litigation concerning the validity of wills); claims under the Wills Variation Act; restitution claims against estates; the appointment of committees under the Patients Property Act; applications concerning the administration of estates and trusts, including the removal and replacement of executors and trustees; variations of trusts pursuant to the Trust and Settlement Variation Act; and applications to the court for the interpretation or rectification of wills and trusts. In the Aboriginal law field, Scott’s primary focus concerns Aboriginal rights and title claims and the Crown’s duty to consult Aboriginal groups.
Prior to being called to the bar, Scott completed a judicial clerkship with the British Columbia Court of Appeal.