Betony Rowland graduated from Dalhousie University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science Honours degree, majoring in marine biology. She then went on to obtain her law degree from Dalhousie University, graduating in 2011. Betony was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2012 and the British Columbia Bar in 2016.
Betony practices civil litigation with a focus on estate and trust litigation. Betony represents clients on a variety of complex estate and trust matters including the validity of wills, wills variation claims, contentious issues with the administration of estates, and disputes involving trusts and gifts to adult children. Betony also assists her clients with committeeship applications.
In addition to the above Betony also practices general commercial litigation, and frequently represents clients in construction disputes, including claims brought pursuant to the Builders Lien Act. Betony also advises clients on contract disputes and debt claims.
Betony has trial experience in the Nova Scotia Small Claims Court and the British Columbia Supreme Court. Betony has also appeared at the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Canada.
Betony's broad background in private practice and as in-house counsel allows her to provide knowledgeable advice that is practicable and tailored to each client's unique needs.
Betony lives in South Surrey with her partner and cat. Outside of work, Betony enjoys scuba diving, climbing, backcountry camping and hiking.