Category: Blog Update

LAND OWNER TRANSPARENCY ACT – A New Beneficial Ownership Registry

In September 2018, B.C.’s Minister of Finance appointed the Expert Panel on Money Laundering to review money laundering in B.C.’s real estate market. Billions of dollars were laundered through B.C.’s real estate market in 2018. This was achieved, in part, by a landowner’s ability to hide their indirect (or beneficial) ownership in land through corporations, […]

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Residential Property Purchases and Disclosure Duties – Who will be footing the bill for property defects?

When it comes to residential real estate transactions, a Property Disclosure Statement (“PDS”) is one standard tool being used by the parties in an effort to protect themselves from future liability. Purchasers and vendors often incorporate a PDS into their residential real estate transactions. But what happens when representations made in those PDS do not […]

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Waterstone Welcomes Sean Donaldson

Waterstone Law Group is pleased to welcome Sean Donaldson to the firm’s litigation department working out of both our Langley and Chilliwack offices. Sean was born and raised in the Lower Mainland. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University before heading to Kamloops to earn his law degree at Thompson Rivers […]

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Waterstone Law Group welcomes new partner, Amy Sidhu

Waterstone Law Group is pleased to announce that Amy Sidhu has joined the partnership, effective January 1, 2019. Amy has been with Waterstone Law since 2013 and is a member of the business law group at our Abbotsford office. In her corporate and commercial practice, Amy advises and assists business clients throughout their company’s life cycle, […]

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Pet Custody: Who Gets the Family Dog?

Join Michael Jones on our family law blog today as he discusses custody of the family pet(s) and how BC Courts tend to address the issue: Pet Custody: Who Gets the Family Dog?

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Waterstone Welcomes Katelynn Denny

We are pleased to welcome Katelynn Denny as an associate with Waterstone Law Group LLP. Katelynn was born and raised in Abbotsford, obtained her BA locally from the University of the Fraser Valley and her law degree from the University of Alberta.  Katelynn has been with Waterstone for the past year as an articling student, and we are delighted that […]

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ICBC’s Accusation of Fraud Backfires

Our Personal Injury blog has a new post about a recent case in which ICBC wrongly accused a woman of making a fraudulent claim. ICBC’s attack on the woman’s credibility and integrity for making what turned out to be a valid insurance claim cost the corporation a tidy sum in punitive damages. This case got us wondering, are […]

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The Power Ride

Magda Grala and Amy Sidhu, on behalf of Waterstone Law Group LLP, are delighted to be part of the team organizing and sponsoring the inaugural Power Ride in support of those injured in the utility trade. The Power Ride takes place on August 22, 2015, starting at Barnes Harley Davidson in Langley, BC at 9:30 am and ending with lunch in Whistler, […]

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General Litigation Lawyer

Are you looking to make a career move?  Now is the time! Waterstone is looking for a General Litigation Lawyer who is interested in developing and growing a practice in general civil and commercial litigation.  Employment law is an option, but more importantly, this is a great opportunity for someone wanting to find their litigation niche and run with […]

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Waterstone Welcomes Michael S. Jones

We are happy to welcome Michael Jones to our Waterstone team! Michael is working primarily out of our Langley office, practicing in the area of family law.  He assists clients with issues related to child support, spousal support, property division, child custody, cohabitation agreements and divorce applications. Michael strives to maintain a practice focused on […]

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