Donovan Waters, Q.C., F.R.S.C. - Associate Counsel
Dr. Waters is a leading international expert in trust law and the author of several texts including Law of Trusts in Canada. He has had a distinguished academic career which has included positions at the Universities of Oxford, London, Chicago, Saskatchewan, Montreal and Victoria.
In addition, Dr. Waters has acted as legal counsel in relation to the establishment, operation and regular of a variety of domestic and offshore trust structures created for private and commercial purposes.
His diverse experience includes advising in respect of mutual fund and other pooled investment trusts, land and mortgage syndication trusts, land reclamation trusts, First Nations trusts, trusts created for active business and business succession purposes, charitable trusts, pension plans and all manner of estate planning related structures. Dr. Waters is also called upon regularly to provide legal counsel in the context of litigation involving all manner of fiduciary relationships and equitable remedies.