Margaret Mason, KC, is Of Counsel with Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP. Her work spans a broad range of issues which affect charities and not-for-profits including tax exempt status, governance, political activities and social enterprise.
Margaret also advises donors with respect to their philanthropic planning and has extensive experience with trust and estate related matters including all aspects of estate planning and the administration of estates and trusts, both within Canada and elsewhere.
Margaret was appointed by the Law Society of British Columbia to the BCLI Board of Directors from 2015 to 2021. During that time she was Treasurer from 2018 to 2021. She has contributed to many BCLI projects, serving as Chair of BCLI’s Society Act Reform Project; a member of the Pension Division Review Project Committee and a member of Modernization of the Trustee Act Project Committee.
Margaret is the Immediate Past Chair of Imagine Canada and is the Past-Chair of the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, Past-Chair of the National Charities and Not-for-Profit Law section of the Canadian Bar Association and a former member of the CRA Charities Directorate’s Technical Issues Working Group. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2017.