Lisa Slater



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 Lisa Slater

Lisa Slater is a partner in the Vancouver office of Davis LLP where she maintains a broad family law practice including all matters relating to division of property, trusts, common-law relationships, child and spousal support, child custody and access, and drafting of marriage, cohabitation and separation agreements.

Her family law practice has particular emphasis on complex financial and commercial matters including:

  • corporate matters and shareholder remedies
  • professional practices
  • business valuation
  • trusts
  • forensic accounting and investigation
  • taxation
  • pensions

In addition to her family law practice, Lisa has also advised clients on commercial matters including shareholder disputes, solicitor negligence and construction claims, and with respect to representation agreements and related issues.

Lisa has appeared in the British Columbia Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Provincial Court and drafted written submissions to the Supreme Court of Canada.

Her practice is solution-oriented and where possible supportive of alternative methods of dispute resolution.

She has received mediation training from the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia.

Lisa has a Bachelor of Commerce degree, and was a judicial law clerk at the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

  • Practice Made Perfect: The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
    April 1, 2011
    Contributing Author to the 2011-2012 edition, current to April 1, 2011. Also Contributing Author for the 2010-2011 and 2009-2010 editions. For a link to the publication, please click here.
  • July 3, 2009
     The Lawyers Weekly, July 3, 2009 Vol. 29, No. 9
  • January 1, 2004
    Contributing Author, British Columbia Family Practice Manual, 4th edition Contributing Author, British Columbia Family Practice Manual, 2004 and 2005 updates
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      • Member, Canadian Bar Association
      • Member, Vancouver Family Law and Legal Research Sections of the Canadian Bar Association
      • Pro bono family law legal services through Access to Justice

      Called to the Bar

      • British Columbia, 1996


      • LL.B, University of British Columbia, 1994
      • B. Comm., University of Alberta, 1990


      • English