Hilary Foster

Associate

"Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready."
- Ernest Hemingway

Practical advice for difficult situations.

When clients come to Hilary with an issue, she ensures that she makes it her issue as well. Because of this, clients know that their problems will be resolved as quickly as possible. Hilary does for her clients what she would want her lawyer to do in a challenging situation, and so she is sure to provide a clear, concise explanation of the law to bring about successful outcomes.

Representative matters

Throughout her practice, Hilary has:

  • Assisted in all stages of the litigation process, from preparing statement of claims, defences, motion/application materials, factums and affidavits for complex litigation files.
  • Prepared for discoveries, pre-trials and trials.
  • Assisted in the preparation of submissions for labour arbitrations and administrative hearings.
  • Prepared share purchase agreements and agreements of purchase and sale.
  • Prepared Wills, power of attorney documents, and health care directives.
  • Researched a wide range of legal issues, including issues related to child and spousal support, labour and employment, personal injury damages, wills and estates, negligence, Charter violations, real property disputes, commercial law and civil procedure.

Areas of practice

  • Labour and Employment
  • Litigation - Insurance Defence
  • Real Property
  • Administrative Law

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Prince Edward Island, 2017

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of Prince Edward Island

EDUCATION

University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, JD, 2016
Saint Mary's University, B.Comm., 2011

Awards

  • McInnes Cooper Prize in Trial Practice
  • Sobey School of Business Dean's List (2010 - 2011)
  • Certificate of Distinction for Services in Student Affairs
  • Doctors Nova Scotia Sport Fund Post-Secondary Scholarship

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, board of directors, Boys and Girls Club of Charlottetown and Montague
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Lead tutor, Frontier College, 2015 - 2016
  • Member, University of New Brunswick Law Laskin Competitive Moot team, 2015 - 2016
  • First year moot coach, University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, 2015
  • Member, Animal Advocacy & the Law Society, University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law, 2014 - 2015
  • Student volunteer, Fredericton Legal Advice Clinic, 2013 - 2014
  • Elected grad class secretary, Saint Mary's University, 2010 - 2011
  • Student delegate, Alliance of Nova Scotia Students Association, 2010 - 2011

LANGUAGE(S)

English

Publications

65 Grafton Street
P.O. Box 2140
Charlottetown, PE, Canada
C1A 8B9

P 902.629.4590
F 902.566.5283

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Daisha Richardson

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