Kevin Major-Hansford

Senior Associate

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Kevin assists clients with business succession planning, corporate matters, corporate tax, wills, estate and trust planning, and estate administration.

Within his robust practice, he has a broad range of experience working on major purchase, sale and take-over transactions, corporate reorganization, and a variety estate and related litigation matters.

Kevin provides practical legal advice having regard to a multitude of factors facing his clients, including tax, commercial and family considerations which may be relevant.

Kevin is a professional engineer registered with the Alberta Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta. Prior to attending law school, Kevin practiced as a petroleum engineer at a leading engineering consulting firm.


  • Advises and implements corporate reorganizations of closely held Canadian companies.
  • Advises on tax-planned wills for high-net-worth individuals involving complex tax, estate and family situations.
  • Advises on estate administration, including applications for grants of probate and grants of administration.
  • Advising families and trustees on managing trusts, 21 year deemed disposition, trust variations, terminations and rollouts to beneficiaries.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
  • Professional Engineer, APEGA

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Business Venture Clinic at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2019
  • JD, University of Calgary, 2018
  • MBA, University of Calgary, 2018
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, 2009
  • Levels I, II and III, CPA Canada In-Depth Tax Course, 2020-2023