Brian Gillingham is a Partner in our Wills and Estates Law group, focusing exclusively on estates and trusts.

He was raised in the Kingston region and eagerly returned to the area to continue his career following his education at Carleton University and Osgoode Hall Law School. When needed, Brian liaises and works with tax and other financial professionals to better support his clients

Brian is a co-author of the book Drafting Wills in Canada: A Lawyer’s Practical Guide, 2nd Edition (LexisNexis, 2016) and regularly presents on estates and trusts topics in Southeastern Ontario.

Brian regularly supports high net worth individuals, professionals, and private company owners in the following estate planning matters:

  • Wills, Multiple Wills, Trusts and Will substitutes
  • Probate applications
  • Business succession planning
  • Tax minimization
  • Creditor protection
  • Support of disabled beneficiaries (Henson Trusts)
  • Ongoing wealth transfers
  • Advice related to fiduciary duties
  • Powers of Attorney for Property and Personal Care

On the weekend, Brian can be found golfing or walking his Bernedoodle, Pippa, around Gananoque and the 1000 islands

Supporting Staff

Cindy Belmont

Cindy Belmont

613.544.0211
ext. 8051
Law Clerk...
Janet MacGregor

Janet MacGregor

613.544.0211
ext. 8045
Law Clerk...
Lorraine Gilroy

Lorraine Gilroy

613.544.0211
ext. 8016
Legal Assistant...
Miranda Moore

Miranda Moore

613.544.0211
ext. 8041
Legal Assistant...
Mackenzie Drew

Mackenzie Drew

613.544.0211
ext. 8029
Legal Assistant...
Brian Gillingham

613.546.8081

2012

CALL TO THE BAR

Practice Areas

Education

  • B.A.
    Carleton University
    Class of 2007
  • J.D.
    Osgoode Hall Law School
    Class of 2011

Memberships

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • The Frontenac Law Association
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Eastern Ontario

Community Involvement

  • Former President/Secretary, Estate Planning Council of Eastern Ontario
  • Pro Bono Counsel, Community Foundation for Kingston & Area
To contact our legal team, please call
613.544.0211