Law Foundation news
Warren Wilson, QC of Vancouver has been elected as Chair of the Law Foundation for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2006. Mr. Wilson succeeds Heather Raven of Victoria, who has been Chair of the Law Foundation since 2004.
Mr. Wilson is a retired partner with Borden Ladner Gervais in Vancouver, where he had a corporate commercial practice concentrated in the financial services sector.
After eight years as a Bencher for Vancouver, Mr. Wilson became Law Society President in 1999 and is now a Life Bencher. He has been a Governor of the Foundation since 2003 and has served on the Foundation’s Finance and Administration, New Grants and Funding Strategies Committees.
The Law Society has appointed Victoria lawyer Mary Mouat to the Law Foundation board for a three-year term, commencing January 1, 2006. Ms. Mouat is a partner of the Quadra Legal Centre in Victoria, practising in the areas of family mediation and collaborative law.
Foundation commends TD Canada Trust on new agreement
The Law Foundation has announced a new agreement with TD Canada Trust for payment of a more favourable rate of interest on lawyers’ pooled trust accounts. Chair Warren Wilson, QC commends TD Canada Trust for its commitment to paying the Foundation a competitive rate of return.
The Law Society, Law Foundation and Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch) encourage lawyers to consider which financial institutions provide the best support to the Law Foundation when deciding where to place their trust accounts.
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