Harold Turnham was born in London, England, and emigrated to Canada with his family in 1957.
Harold obtained his B.A. at the University of Victoria in 1967, following which he obtained his LLB from the University of British Columbia in 1970.
Harold was called to the Bar in 1971, joined the law firm then known as Owen-Flood, Cox & Company, and he has practiced with the successor firms ever since. The practice name has been Turnham Woodland since 1990.
Harold practices as a barrister. For many years, he did criminal defence work, as well as civil litigation. His practice in recent years has been almost exclusively as a civil litigator.
When not working, Harold enjoys skiing, tennis, gardening, and travel.
Ross Woodland has been practicing law in Victoria since 1979, primarily as a solicitor engaged in commercial transactions, including all corporate and partnership matters, asset and/or share sales and purchases, rollovers and business refinancing. Additionally, he drafts numerous wills, administers estates and engages in tax and estate planning. Ross brings a wealth of experience and expertise to each new matter.
Other professional responsibilities include active participation as a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Victoria Bar Association.
Ross has served as a Director of the Board of Gorge Road Hospital, Harbourside Victoria Rotary Club, The Victoria Foundation, the City of Victoria Heritage Advisory Board, founding Director of Blue Bridge Repertory Theatre and currently a Director of the Belfry Theatre Society. He is a past Director and Captain of the Victoria Golf Club.
Ross is an avid golfer, gardener, reader, cyclist and hiker, and admits to being a rudimentary carpenter.
Fiona McQueen has been practicing law in British Columbia since 1985. She was born, raised and educated in Vancouver, graduating from UBC with a law degree in 1984, followed by a year articling before moving to Victoria in 1985. Fiona's practice is focused primarily on family law and personal injury. Fiona's problem solving approach to the practice of law led her into the field of mediation, and she has trained and qualified as a mediator in both family and civil mediation. Fiona is also a trained Hear the Child Interviewer, and has been on the Board of the Hear the Child Society.
Fiona has always believed in a balanced lifestyle, and her out-of-office activities include running, skiing, cycling, yoga and travelling.