MacLean Law was founded in 1983 by Lorne MacLean, Q.C. Initially built on Lorne’s passion and calling for family law, the firm has experienced robust growth since its early beginnings and today is consistently rated as one the top family legal firms in Canada (Top Choice Award (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018). With this growth, our clients’ legal requirements have also expanded. Our practice now delivers legal services in family law, estate litigation, and in our Fort St. John office general litigation services.

Now a team of 18 lawyers, along with several legal and administrative support staff, we serve clients throughout British Columbia through offices located in Vancouver, Surrey, Kelowna, Richmond and Fort St. John. We also have an office in Calgary, AB.


We’re driven by people, not paper. Our overriding commitment is to help people fully resolve their legal matters and move forward to a better future. We offer the unique combination of progressive, practical legal strategies along with emotional intelligence and compassion. Clients tell us they choose us not just because of our great track record and solid credentials, but because they trust us with their well-being.


Our core practice areas include:


Discrete, comprehensive services for medium-to-high net worth clients across all aspects of family law, from opposite and same-sex prenuptial, cohabitation, and common-law agreements through to separation and divorce. We have a particular focus on high net worth wealth preservation and asset protection and act across Canada.
Visit the family law practice area.


Support for clients dealing with all types of motor vehicle accidents, ICBC claims, and personal injury claims, including medical malpractice from minor to catastrophic claims.
Visit the personal injury & ICBC law practice area.


Strategic, experienced legal counsel in a complicated area of law, including assistance related to joint tenancy, estate planning, contesting wills and representation in unfair wills disputes, fraudulent conveyances and undue influence and wills variation matters.
Visit the estate litigation practice area.


We’re a smart, intuitive, nimble, highly motivated and well-researched team of lawyers supported by a highly effective, responsive team of paralegals and office support staff. We bring an extensive breadth and depth of knowledge and skill to our work and offer services in several languages. Our teams are uniquely structured to allow us to custom-tailor innovative, effective legal solutions unique to each client’s needs and situations.


We succeed when you succeed in triumphing over your legal challenges and breaking through to a new, more fulfilling future. We look forward to the honour and privilege of serving you.

alterMacLean Law is by far one of the most impressive firms in Canada. Upon my initial consultation with Lorne, he immediately told me how to navigate the process to achieve my desired outcome. alter