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

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

Effect of some criminal convictions on estate claims unclear

When it comes to the most heinous and clear instances of criminal activity, crime does not pay. However, Canada has yet... Read more

The importance of including pets in an estate plan

As their future care will be dependent upon the last expressed wishes of their masters, it is particularly important to... Read more

Event aims to raise $100,000 for Parkinson's research

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How to protect a will against litigation

When it comes to ensuring that a last will and testament is an ironclad, unfaltering document, there are several methods... Read more

Estate challenges on the rise

People worried about the possibility that their will might cause future family disputes can take some comfort in the fac... Read more

Additional office can help attract new clients

Operating a satellite office can go a long way in ensuring smooth transactions with clients - especially wh... Read more

Decisions show increasing overlap between estates, family law

A number of recent cases show the increasing overlap between estates and family law as well as the common issues which t... Read more

Exercise caution when using do-it-yourself will kits

While many consumers choose to create their own wills and powers of attorney using do-it-yourself kits, these kits shoul... Read more