Firm News

Peterson Stark Scott Joins Forces with Hamilton Duncan

    JANUARY 15, 2024 | SURREY, BC – Hamilton Duncan, one of the largest and longest-tenured law firms in the Fraser Valley, is pleased to announce that it will join forces with Peterson Stark Scott, a law firm with its own long history in Surrey. As of February 1, 2024, all six of Peterson… Read more »

Enforceable Contracts and Accurate Notices

The Importance of Enforceable Contracts and Accurate Notices at the Time of Termination: A Case Study Kelsey Croft, Associate Hamilton Duncan Law Corporation Surrey, British Columbia The decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Moffatt v. Prospera Credit Union, 2021 BCSC 2463 is a good reminder that, when terminating the employment of an… Read more »

Hamilton Duncan Acquires Learn Zenk

Surrey, BC, Canada – April 1, 2022: Hamilton Duncan, the Fraser Valley’s preeminent law firm, is pleased to announce our acquisition of the law practice of the Tri-Cities firm of Learn Zenk. This acquisition continues our recent growth and further strengthens our leading insurance defence practice. As part of this move, lawyers Gordon Zenk, Bailey… Read more »

Separation Agreements

Despite a person’s best efforts, sometimes marriage runs its course and comes to an end. This is one of the most difficult chapters in a person’s life, not only are emotions high but many practical considerations need to be addressed almost immediately. Where will you stay? What about the children? What about the pets? Is… Read more »

Grounds for Divorce in British Columbia

Despite a person’s best efforts, sometimes marriage runs its course and comes to an end. The ending of a marriage is one of the most difficult chapters in a person’s life and the legal process can be tedious. The law requires you to meet certain criteria before a judge can grant a divorce. A judge… Read more »

Hamilton Duncan Congratulates Tara Britnell on her Appointment as Queen’s Counsel

Hamilton Duncan congratulates Tara Britnell on her appointment as Queen’s Counsel. The Queen’s Counsel – which is reserved for no more than 7% of B.C. lawyers – recognizes excellence in the practice of law, professional integrity, good character and leadership in and contribution to the legal profession. Tara is a most-deserving recipient of this honor… Read more »

Greg Palm – Elected to the Provincial Council of CBA

Hamilton Duncan Managing Partner Greg T. Palm has been elected to the Provincial Council of the Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch (CBABC) for a three-year term commencing August 15, 2016.  The purpose of Provincial Council is to carry out the work of the CBABC and advance its objects by, among other things, approving budgets,… Read more »

Hamilton Duncan Congratulates Brian Duncan on his Retirement

On December 31, 2015, Brian Duncan officially retired from Hamilton Duncan and the practice of law. Brian was one of the firm’s founding partners, a former managing partner, and one of the firm’s senior solicitors. Brian has provided legal advice to the Fraser Valley business community since the late 1970s. Brian focused his practice on… Read more »