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Hiva Parandian

Hiva Parandian

Associate Fasken
Success is no accident. It is hard work, dedication, and most of all, the love of what you are doing. I love helping my clients reach their estate planning goals while protecting their needs.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2017
Language(s) English, Farsi
Office(s) Vancouver
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Hiva is an associate lawyer in Fasken’s Vancouver office, practicing in the Wills and Estate Group.

Prior to joining Fasken, Hiva worked at a mid-sized downtown law firm, where she provided legal services on a wide range of wealth preservation and estate matters.

Hiva’s experience includes:

  • preparation of wills, testamentary trust agreements, powers of attorney, and representation agreements;
  • preparation of alter ego, joint partner, and disability trusts;
  • preparation of family agreements (pre-nuptial and cohabitation agreements);
  • estate administration services, including application to obtain grant of probate or administration; and
  • providing legal advice with respect to trusts, tax, and preserving and maximizing government disability assistance in the context of estate planning.

Hiva also has estate litigation experience. She has appeared as counsel in BC Supreme Court on committeeship applications, wills variation claims, obtaining a death declaration for a missing person, and resolving disputes between beneficiaries and trustees. Hiva’s litigation background has been a powerful tool for protecting her clients’ interests in estate planning.

Hiva believes that knowledge brings empowerment. She has demonstrated her passion to empower the community by providing numerous estate planning seminars for families with disabled relatives. As a law student, she also volunteered her time with Access Pro Bono, providing legal services for the underprivileged.

Hiva is fluent in Farsi.


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Education

  • JD University of Ottawa
  • BA, Economics, Co-op Placement University of British Columbia
  • Course, Continuing Education Program in Professional Writing University of British Columbia

Community involvement

  • Client Advocate & Summary Legal Advice Representative, Access Pro Bono Society of British Columbia (May-Aug 2014)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association (Wills & Estates, Tax Subsections)
Speaker Legacy Learning Series – Your Will: Experts Answer Your Top Questions Presented to the British Columbia Children’s Hospital Foundation Legacy Circle location location Vancouver, BC
Estate Planning: The Basics Private Client Presentation location location Vancouver, BC
Estate Planning: What Advisors Need to Know Private Client Presentation location location Vancouver, BC

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