R. Bruce E. Hallsor, Q.C. Partner

R. Bruce E. Hallsor, Q.C.

Bruce Hallsor, Q.C. is the managing partner of Crease Harman.  He is a past President of the Victoria Bar Association and a past national Chair of the Canadian Bar Association section on Wills, Estates, and Trusts.  He has been a Chair of the Victoria sections on Wills and Trusts and Administrative Law, and he has also been a guest instructor for the Law Society admissions course. Bruce is also an editor of the Canadian Bar Association’s dial-a-law script on Mortgages and Foreclosures, a contributor to the CBA’s National Wills and estates Legislation Concordance, and has published several articles and made presentations on the subjects of property transfer tax, property tax assessment, directors and officers liability.

Bruce has multiple appearances at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada.  Prior to being called to the Bar, Mr. Hallsor was a Research Director, Legislative Analyst, and a Ministerial Assistant in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.

Education and Professional Qualifications
  • University of Victoria LL.B. 1995
  • University of British Columbia B.A. (History) 1989
  • B.C. Legislative Internship Programme 1990
  • University of Western Ontario French Immersion Programme 1989
Community Activities

Bruce Hallsor is honourary counsel to Scouts Canada in BC and the Yukon, and is a longstanding Scout leader. Bruce has also served as Chair of the Victoria Board of Variance, as a member of the Saanich Police Board, and as a Director of the College of Social Workers. Bruce also serves as a board member and audit committee chair for the Prince Rupert Port Authorty, and the Royal British Columbia Museum Foundation.

Bruce has an interest in elections and government, and has served as President of Fair Voting BC, Vice-President of Fair Vote Canada, co-chair of the yes side in two provincial referendums on electoral reform, and as a past member of the B.C. Chief Electoral Officer’s Advisory Committee. Bruce is also a past Chairman of the Victoria Branch of the Monarchist League of Canada. Bruce is a regular contributor to the award winning weekly public affairs show, Voice of B.C.

Education and Professional Qualifications

  • University of Victoria LL.B. 1995
  • University of British Columbia B.A. (History) 1989
  • B.C. Legislative Internship Programme 1990
  • University of Western Ontario French Immersion Programme 1989

Community Activities

Bruce Hallsor is honourary counsel to Scouts Canada in BC and the Yukon, and is a longstanding Scout leader. Bruce has also served as Chair of the Victoria Board of Variance, as a member of the Saanich Police Board, and as a Director of the College of Social Workers. Bruce also serves as a board member and audit committee chair for the Prince Rupert Port Authorty, and the Royal British Columbia Museum Foundation.

Bruce has an interest in elections and government, and has served as President of Fair Voting BC, Vice-President of Fair Vote Canada, co-chair of the yes side in two provincial referendums on electoral reform, and as a past member of the B.C. Chief Electoral Officer’s Advisory Committee. Bruce is also a past Chairman of the Victoria Branch of the Monarchist League of Canada. Bruce is a regular contributor to the award winning weekly public affairs show, Voice of B.C.

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Contact

Crease Harman is located at:

#800 – 1070 Douglas Street
Victoria, B.C. V8W 2S8
PHONE: +1 (250) 388-5421
FAX: +1 (250) 388-4294