Gillian practices exclusively in the areas of Family law. Gillian is a former partner and former managing partner of the firm. Gillian joined the firm in 1999 as an award-winning graduate from the Faculty of Law, University of Calgary. She left the firm 16 years later in December 2014 to live in London, U.K. and to travel. In January 2020, Gillian returned to the firm as an associate lawyer. Gillian has a great dedication to client satisfaction and her travels have given her a renewed enthusiasm for the practice of law.
Gillian has a keen interest in volunteer work, both in the legal realm and in the community generally. Gillian’s volunteer activities have included evaluating students at the Bar Admission course, providing legal advice at the Women’s Centre, mentoring students and junior lawyers with the University of Calgary’s Pro Bono Law Program and Student Legal Services. Gillian’s love of hockey led her to become a Calgary Flames Ambassador, participating in fundraising for the Flames Foundation for Life and other charities.
A fitness enthusiast, Gillian was an instructor and consultant for the Banker’s Hall Club, the Glencoe Club, the City of Calgary, the Winter Club, Shell Canada and World Health. Gillian’s fitness interests have expanded to include playing hockey, boogie boarding and stand up paddle boarding.