Ian Hull

Ian Hull
Hull & Hull LLP
Founding Partner
Estates & Wills & Trusts, Mediation

Co-founder of the Toronto firm Hull & Hull LLP with his father Rodney, Ian Hull practises in the areas of estates, trusts, capacity and fiduciary litigation. He also maintains a mediation practice through Hull Estate Mediation Inc.

Mr. Hull was called to the Ontario Bar in 1990 after receiving an LL.B from the University of Windsor and an Honours B.A. from the University of Western Ontario. A certified specialist in estates and trusts law and civil litigation, Mr. Hull is also a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

A lecturer at the Ontario Bar Admission Course and a guest lecturer for the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Ontario, Mr. Hull is also the author of numerous articles and books on estate law.

Ian Hull Posts

Ontario needs review of inheritance laws

While estates and trusts lawyers in B.C. prepare for new legislation governing inheritance in the province, Toronto esta... Read more

Locating beneficiaries important step in estate administration

While an estate trustee has a duty to locate the beneficiaries of an estate and inform them of their entitlement pursuan... Read more

Medical experts need greater weight

The application of lucid intervals may need to be updated to reflect new findings in the scientific community that could... Read more

Satisfying an estate's tax burden

While estate trustees are responsible for determining the assets and liabilities of the estate, their duties also includ... Read more

Locating assets can be challenging for estate trustees

One of the early challenges faced by estate trustees involves locating all of the information regarding the assets and l... Read more

Testamentary trust changes expected to cause upheaval

The plan to eliminate graduated tax rates for testamentary trusts is the biggest estate planning-related change the gove... Read more

Hull & Hull LLP sponsors advisor website

Toronto estates and trusts law firm Hull & Hull LLP is spon... Read more

Take care when choosing an executor

As the role of executor is both complex and challenging, the decision of who to appoint should not be taken lightly, Tor... Read more

Lucid intervals topic of estate law research project

The psychology behind executing a will has been a topic of interest to Dr. Kenneth Shulman for decades, and he is now wo... Read more

Substitute Decisions Act needs clarity

When it comes to beneficiary designation in Ontario's Substitute Decisions Act, everyone would benefit from clearer... Read more

New tools facilitate digital estate planning

Through social media, emails and blogs, individuals are now leaving behind a large amount of online content when they di... Read more

Considerations when giving to charity in life, or after death

Although younger Canadians are already active contributors to charitable causes, donations are expected to become more c... Read more

Hull & Hull LLP kicks off organ donation drive

Inspired by a colleague whose life was saved by a liver transplant, Read more