Category: Blog Update

Waterstone Welcomes Carson Davies

We are pleased to announce that Carson Davies has joined Waterstone Law Group as an associate at our Chilliwack office.  Carson practices in the areas of banking and business law as well as real estate transactions. Carson did his Bachelors of Management at UBC in Kelowna before relocating to Kamloops to obtain his law degree […]

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Waterstone Welcomes Sheila Evani

We are pleased to welcome Sheila Evani as an associate at Waterstone Law Group. Sheila joins the business and real estate practice groups at our Chilliwack office. Sheila’s core practice areas are corporate structuring/governance, commercial transactions and advisory services, real estate, and lending. She also advises a broad range of social enterprises, non-profits, and registered […]

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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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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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