Peter Forbes Q.C.


Phone: 519.759.6220     Fax: 519.759.8360

Areas of Focus


  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1971
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, 1969
  • English Literature, University of Western Ontario, 1965
  • Bio

    Peter has assisted his clients with their varied needs in the legal fields of residential and commercial real estate, wills and estate planning, estate administration, and the defense of provincial offenses. Peter is committed to ensuring that his clients’ legal needs are satisfied in a cost-effective and comprehensive manner.

    Peter occasionally acts as a part-time Assistant Crown Attorney for the Province of Ontario prosecuting in Brant and Norfolk Counties when called upon. He is a Deputy Judge of the Small Claims Court and was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 1985. After Peter’s call to the Bar in 1971, Peter practiced law in Brantford and subsequently formed a successful partnership that amalgamated to form Waterous Holden Amey Hitchon in 1984.

    Believing that it is necessary to dedicate a portion of one’s efforts to the community, Peter has devoted many years of service to various community sectors. He was an elected Councillor for eight years with the former Corporation of the Township of Brantford. During the following nine years, he was elected as a Commissioner to the Hydro Electric Power Commission. For two years, he sat as a member of the Committee of Adjustment. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Brantford for more than twenty years, served with the Brantford Red Cross Society, and has chaired his church’s board of management.

    Married, he enjoys cruising Lakes Erie and Ontario with his wife in their boat. He and his son share their passion for hunting each fall up north. Peter has wide and varied interests which have enabled him to meet and relate to people of all walks of life.


    • Brantford Red Cross Society
    • Committee of Adjustment
    • Corporation of the Township of Brantford
    • Hydro Electric Power Commission
    • Rotary Club of Brantford

    Awards and Achievements

    • Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1985
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    Brantford Office

    20 Wellington St., P.O. Box 1510
    Brantford, ON N3T 5V6
    t 519.759.6220
    f 519.759.8360

    Paris Office

    7 William St.
    Paris, ON N3L 1K6
    t 519.442.5571
    f 519.442.5567

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