Aubrie Girou

Associate

Aubrie Girou is an Associate at the firm and a member of our Wills, Estates + Trusts Practice Group and our Family Law Practice Group.

Aubrie’s practice focuses on estate planning, administration and litigation. She represents clients on estate, trust and incapacity matters. She also advises clients on incapacity and estate planning matters and assists clients with complex estate administrations. Her experience in litigation and administration directly informs her ability to provide thoughtful and appropriate planning advice.

Aubrie also assists clients navigating times of change such as cohabitation, separation and divorce. She has experience dealing with wealth preservation through marriage agreements and estate planning.

At Alexander Holburn, Aubrie is a member of the Women’s Forum, a group dedicated to promoting business development and networking opportunities among our female lawyers, support staff and clients.

Aubrie both summered and completed articles with the firm. Prior to her articles, Aubrie completed a clerkship with the British Columbia Supreme Court.

Representative Experience

Aubrie has represented clients in trials in the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia. She also appears regularly in Supreme Court Chambers.

Recent representative cases include:

  • Devore-Thompson v. Poulain, 2017 BCSC 1289

Professional + Community Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association – BC Branch, Member
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia – Wills Clinic, Volunteer

Education

  • 2016 – Admitted to the British Columbia Bar
  • 2014-2015 – Judicial Law Clerk, British Columbia Supreme Court
  • 2014 – J.D., University of British Columbia
  • 2010 – B.A., University of British Columbia

Publications + Presentations

  • 2017, “Power of Attorney Act”, CLEBC Annotated Estates Practice, Contributor
  • October 2017, “He Was ‘Just There’: Predatory Marriage Declared Void in BC Due to Incapacity”, LexisNexis Canadian Family Law Matters, Author
  • June 2017, “Broken Heart, Lost Trust: Trust Planning that Fails to Account for Family Realities”, LexisNexis Canadian Family Law Matters, Author
  • January 2017, “The Zombie Effect: Can Inter Vivos Estate Planning Tools Survive Death?”, Pacific Business Law Institute, Co-Author

On A Personal Note

Away from the office, Aubrie spends her spare time with her husband and stepdaughter riding bikes, making pizza and dancing in the kitchen.

Direct Line: 604.484.1753
Facsimile: 604.643.9182
agirou@nullahbl.ca
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Assistant: Kristina Chinn
Direct Line: 604.643.2177
Email: kchinn@nullahbl.ca