Rob Davis

Rob Davis  

Associate

Executive Summary

Rob Davis is an associate in our Construction Group in our Vancouver office. Rob has extensive experience with the resolution of disputes in the construction industry involving delay claims, changes in work, differing site conditions and geotechnical investigations. Rob's practice also involves the pursuit and defence of claims of builders' lien, claims of lien against statutory holdbacks and statutory trust claims under the provincial Builders Lien Act.

In addition to construction litigation, Rob's practice includes insurance and tort liability defence. Rob is also developing expertise in intellectual property litigation. Rob has appeared before the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the Provincial Court of British Columbia, and has assisted on matters before the Federal Court.

Before joining BLG as an articling student, Rob worked in the advertising industry as an account executive and copywriter.

Publications & Presentations

  • Author, "Concurrent Delay Remains a Thorny Issue," On-Site Magazine, April 2017.
  • Presenter, "The Civil Resolution Tribunal: 2017 Update," BLG U, Vancouver, March 2017.
  • Co-Author, "Canadian Defamation Verdicts: 2016 Update," Ad Idem National Media Law Conference, Halifax, November 2016.
  • Co-Author, "The Canadian Patent Regime for Civil Engineering Technologies", Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, June 2016.   
  • Co-Author, "When is a Contractor's Extra Work a Compensable "extra"?," On-Site Magazine, March 2016.
  • Co-Author, "Canadian Defamation Verdicts: 2015 Update," Ad Idem National Media Law Conference, Toronto, November 2015.
  • Presenter, "Third Party Claims for Contribution or Indemnity under the New Limitation Act," BLG Construction Litigation Seminar, Vancouver, October 2015.
  • Contributing Author, "British Columbia Creditors' Remedies, 2015 Update," Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia.
  • Co-Author, "Canadian Defamation Verdicts: 2014 Update," Ad Idem National Media Law Conference, Montréal, November 2014.
  • Presenter, "The Employee as Expert Witness," BLG U, Vancouver, March 2014.
  • Contributing Author, "Provincial Court Small Claims Handbook, 2014 Update," Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia.
  • Co-Author, "Canadian Defamation Verdicts: 2013 Update," Ad Idem National Media Law Conference, Vancouver, November 2013.
  • Co-Author, "A Deal's a Deal, Until it Collapses," BC Business, July 2013.
  • Co-Author, "Canadian Defamation Verdicts: 2012 Update," Ad Idem National Media Law Conference, Toronto, November 2012.