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Peter Glowacki

Partner & National Leader, Private Client Group

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Peter practises primarily in the areas of wills, trusts and estates law. He works with clients in planning, while providing ongoing administration and litigation advice to settlors, will-makers, executors, trustees and beneficiaries pertaining to all aspects of inter-vivos, Indigenous, off-shore and testamentary trusts, as well as financial institutions for risk management and compliance in these matters.

Peter has a TEP designation from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and was a member of its subcommittee to respond to the BC “Land Owner Transparency Act White Paper”. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association Wills and Trusts Section and an executive member of the National Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Section.

Peter participates in the planning and presentation of numerous educational sessions to professionals and various groups and associations related to wills, trusts and estates as well as charitable and not-for-profit matters.

Peter is Regional Co-Leader of our Vancouver Private Client Group.

Peter provides legal services through a Law Corporation.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, CBA BC Wills and Trusts Section and Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Section
  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Vancouver
  • Past Executive Member of Wills, Estates and Trusts Section of Canadian Bar Association and its testamentary trusts Finance submission subcommittee
  • Member, ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Member of Steering Committee for Cambridge Forums: Senior Practitioners Estate Planning & Litigation Forum
  • Member, National Aboriginal Trust Officers Association​

Community Involvement

  • Past Member (Chair), Board of Directors of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and its Executive Committee, as well as its Governance Committee
  • Contributor, United Way of Vancouver
  • Trustee, CLAS (Community Legal Assistance Society) Foundation

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2014) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Trusts and Estates).
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2019) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Estates and Personal Tax Planning and Charities/Not-For-Profit Law) and since 2023 (Indigenous Law).

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2013
  • Manitoba, 1992
  • LLB, University of Manitoba Robson Hall, 1991