Areas of Practice
Betony is a member of Legacy’s Estate and Trust Litigation Group. She represents clients on a variety of complex estate and trust matters including the validity of wills, wills variation claims, contentious issues with the administration of estates, and disputes involving trusts and gifts to adult children. She also assists clients with Committeeship applications as well as other elder law and incapacity proceedings.
Betony draws from her broad experience in private practice and in-house counsel to provide knowledgeable, yet practical solutions for her clients. Betony has trial experience in both the British Columbia Supreme Court and Provincial Court, as well as at the Federal Court of Canada and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. She makes regular appearances in chambers on both contested and non-contested matters.
A graduate of Dalhousie University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree and in 2011 with a law degree, Betony was called to the bar in Nova Scotia in 2012 and in British Columbia in 2016.