The Great Inflation that began in 1965 due to concurring high inflation rates and high unemployment carried on into the early 1980s, keeping the Davis bankruptcy and insolvency lawyers very busy. Expo '86 brought a new vitality to B.C. and the firm embraced the wave of new investment. The firm’s admiralty / maritime law, commercial lending, tax, estate planning and litigation practice areas gained traction. The firm's Vancouver office relocated to accommodate growth.