Bruno De Vita is appointed Queen’s Counsel
We are proud to announce the appointment of Bruno De Vita as Queen’s Counsel. This honour acknowledges Bruno’s professional integrity, good character and excellence in the practice of law. As our firm’s Managing Partner, he has led and mentored us by example. Bruno is consistently recognized for his preeminence in the area of civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on insurance law, municipal liability, sport law, class action and personal injury. He frequently shares his knowledge as an active author and speaker in various legal and industry publications and conferences. In 2014, the CBABC honoured him as Insurance Lawyer of the Year in recognition of excellence and mentorship. In 2015, he was appointed as an arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he is a member of the general panel and the football panel, and in 2016, he was appointed Deputy Chair of the Investigatory Chamber of the Independent FIFA Ethics Committee.
The announcement of the 2016 appointees of this designation was made on December 16 by Attorney General Suzanne Anton. The honorary title of Queen’s Counsel or Q.C., is granted annually on lawyers ‘to recognize exceptional merit and contributions’. The advisory committee for Queen’s Counsel appointments includes several senior members of the B.C. judiciary and legal community.
To read the Ministry of Justice’s official announcement regarding the 2016 Q.C. recipients, please click here.