Pitblado Winnipeg Bruce King Lawyer

Bruce H. King

PARTNER
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Education

Admitted to the Bar Manitoba, 1983
LL.B., University of Manitoba, 1982

Assistant

Kelly Greenaway 204.956.0560 ext. 241

"Values aren't just words, they're what we live by."
Profile: 

Bruce is a partner with Pitblado Law practicing corporate and commercial law. He has over 30 years' experience in advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, property development, corporate governance, transaction structuring, corporate finance as well as shareholder and partnership agreements. Bruce also provides general legal advice to business owners and assists organizations with their contractual needs.

Throughout his career, Bruce has been counsel on numerous large and mid-market transactions in the insurance, agriculture and the healthcare industry, including acting as the Manitoba counsel on national transactions.

Bruce is a frequently requested speaker and lecturer, and is heavily involved in the Winnipeg volunteer community.

 

Lectures, Speeches and Publications:

  • Lecturer, Manitoba Bar Association Conference, Directors Liability, January, 2018
  • Lecturer and Moderator, Manitoba Bar Association Conference, Anatomy of a Deal, January, 2016
  • Lecturer, Canadian Bar association Skilled Lawyer Series, Planning and Managing an M&A Deal, January 2016
  • Lecturer, Manitoba Branch of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, Advising the Corporate Group, January, 2015
  • Lecturer, Canadian Bar Association Skilled Lawyer Series, Merger and Acquisition Workshop, June 2015
  • Author, “Your Agreement With Your Customer”, Manitoba Insurance Broker Magazine, Winter 2015
  • Lecturer, Law Society of Manitoba, Lawyers and Governing Boards, June 2015
  • Lecturer, TransCanada Insurance Marketing Seminar, “Purchase and Sale of Brokerage/Agency”, May 2014
  • Co-Lecturer, Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba, “Errors & Omissions Seminar”, 2013 and 2014
  • Lecturer, Canadian Bar Association Skilled Lawyer Series, Corporate Governance, March, 2012
  • Lecturer, Manitoba Bar Association Webinar, Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, February, 2012
  • Lecturer, Canadian Bar Association Skilled Lawyers Series, Business Finance, January, 2011
  • Co-Chair and Lecturer, INSIGHT Conference “Major Business Agreements”, 2010 and 2008
  • Lecturer, Manitoba Bar Association Conference “Limited Partnerships as Investment Vehicles”, January 2008
  • Lecturer, Law Society of Manitoba “Incorporation & Beyond”, January 2008
  • Lecturer, Canadian Bar Association Conference “Business Law Boot Camp”, March 2007
  • Lecturer, Law Society of Manitoba “Amendments to The Corporations Act”, December 2006
  • “Developments in the Agriculture and Food Industry”, The 2006 Lexpert Guide to the Top 100 Industry Specialists in Canada, October 2006
  • Lecturer, Law Society of Manitoba “Legal Opinions in Commercial Transactions”, May 2005
  • Co-Lecturer, Industry Canada Seminar “Reform of the Canada Business Corporations Act”, February 2002

 

Community:

  • President, Manitoba Alpine Ski Division Inc.
  • Director, Seven Oaks Hospital Chronic Disease Innovation Centre
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Balmoral Hall School
  • Past Chair, Seven Oaks General Hospital Foundation Inc.
  • Past Chair, Board of Trustees, Seven Oaks General Hospital
  • President, Winnipeg Chamber Music Society
  • Captain, Springfield Polo Club
  • Former President, Canadian Mental Health Association, Manitoba Division
  • Former National Treasurer, Canadian Mental Health Association

 

Academic and Professional:

  • Managing Partner, Pitblado Law, 2003-2013
  • Manitoba Property Registry – Special Operating Agency Advisory Board Member
  • Canadian Bar Association – Past Chair, National Real Property Section
  • Canadian Bar Association – Past Chair, National Business Law Section
  • Manitoba Bar Association Council Member Award, 1999 and 2003
  • Manitoba Bar Association – Life Council Member
  • Listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading practitioner in Banking
  • Listed in Best Lawyers® as one of Canada’s best lawyers in Real Estate Law