Bruce W. Davies

Partner
Chilliwack, British Columbia
  • Phone: 604.824.7777 ext 1101
  • Toll-Free: 1.800.677.8772
  • Fax: 604.824.7770
  • bdavies[at]waterstonelaw.com
  • Paralegal
  • Kelly Ramsden
  • 604.824.7777 ext 1102
  • Email
  • Assistant
  • Paula Williams
  • 604.824.7777 ext 1130
  • Email

Bruce is a partner in our Chilliwack office, practicing in the area of business law with a particular emphasis on commercial lending.

With his expertise in real estate and personal property security, Bruce frequently represents lenders in a wide array of loan transactions, ranging from traditional construction and term financing to multi-jurisdictional transactions. His clients include numerous institutional and private lenders.

In addition to his commercial lending practice, Bruce also represents businesses in a wide range of sectors including agriculture, residential and commercial real estate development, industrial and service professionals. Bruce has recently developed expertise in developing First Nations lands, acting primarily for proponents of development, although he also represents several First Nations Bands.

Bruce also has experience in commercial real estate development from a developer’s perspective, and currently acts in the capacity as property manager for several commercial developments.

Bruce has been practicing law since his call to the bar in 1988, and joined Waterstone in 1995.

Bruce is past President of the Chilliwack Mt. Cheam Rotary Club, is a contributing author to the British Columbia Personal Property Security Act Practice Manual and has been an occasional lecturer for B.C.’s Continuing Legal Education Society.

Bruce was born and raised in North Vancouver where he was a graduate of Handsworth Secondary School. Following high school graduation he attended Simon Fraser University where, in addition to playing varsity soccer for the SFU Clansmen, his academic focus was in business administration and economics. Bruce then attended law school at the University of British Columbia where he received his Bachelor of Laws degree. Following his call to the British Columbia bar, he practiced in the corporate law department of the Vancouver law firm of Douglas, Symes & Brissenden before relocating to the Fraser Valley.

Bruce now resides in Chilliwack with his wife and two teenage children. Bruce has always had a keen interest in athletics. In his younger years, in addition to being a varsity soccer player he also played hockey, football, baseball and was a high jumper. He coached youth soccer for 10 seasons and was involved for may years as a member of the executive for Chilliwack’s 1500 member youth soccer organization, Chilliwack FC. He also enjoys golf, fly fishing and jogging.

Bar Admissions

  • British Columbia (1988)

Education

  • University of British Columbia (LL.B. 1987)
  • Simon Fraser University (1980-84) Economics/Business Administration major

Professional Activities

  • Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (Member)
  • B.C. Personal Property Security Act Practice Manual (Contributing Author)
  • Continuing Legal Education (Occasional Lecturer)