David M. Renwick, Q.C

David M. Renwick, Q.C, Lawyer & Partner at Baker Newby LLP.

David Renwick was born in Alberta and moved to Chilliwack, BC where he completed his high schooling. He attended and graduated from UBC with a Bachelor of Law Degree in 1977. He articled to the then senior partner at Davies, Baker & Company. After his articles, he became an associate and shortly thereafter a partner at Baker Newby LLP. He co-managed the firm from 1982 until 2017 and currently works out of our Abbotsford office. Mr. Renwick was appointed Queen’s Counsel in February of 2007. The Queen’s Counsel designation is an honor conferred on members of the legal profession to recognize exceptional merit and contribution. Mr. Renwick has been active in Bar activities. He has served as President of the Chilliwack and District Bar Association and the Fraser Valley Bar Association. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia Trial Lawyers Association, Lawasia and International Bar Association. Mr. Renwick was a Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia between 2006 and 2013 and is now a Life Bencher. He was also an Alternate Chair of the B.C. Review Board from 2012-2017. Most recently, Mr. Renwick was re-elected as Commissioner of the Cultus Lake Park Board (CLPB). He was the Chair of the CLPB from 2015-2017. Mr. Renwick’s area of practice is limited to civil and criminal litigation, which involves primarily insurance and personal injury cases and construction law disputes. He has been a guest speaker at a number of seminars relating to construction issues. He regularly appears as counsel in the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Mr. Renwick has been active in community affairs, having served as the Director of the Chilliwack Arts Council, Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, and Chilliwack YMCA/YWCA.

Mr. Renwick’s leisure activities include spending quality time with his four children and four grandchildren, travelling, skiing, golfing, cycling and cooking.

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