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Sean Hern is a partner in Farris’ litigation group. Called to the bar in 2002, Hern works from Farris’ offices in Victoria and Vancouver. He practices as general litigation counsel and has argued cases in all levels of court and before numerous administrative tribunals.
Named as one of Lexpert’s “top 40 under 40” for 2011, Hern has acted on behalf of clients in a wide range of commercial, administrative and public interest matters. In the commercial field, Hern handles disputes over contracts and partnerships, mining litigation, real estate and employment disputes, corporate oppression claims, negligence issues and fraud.
In the government and administrative law setting, Hern has represented clients in cases concerning fisheries, human rights, pensions, municipal law, policing, federal and provincial privacy legislation, aboriginal and environmental law.
In class action litigation, Hern acts on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.
Some recent representative cases include:
Hern has a proven ability to lead complex cases, including those which involve team members from different disciplines. His approach to all cases is strategic and is focused on identifying and achieving the results desired at a fair and reasonable cost. To that end, he is willing to discuss alternative billing arrangements to accommodate a client’s particular financial situation.
Outside of his law practice, Hern is an avid guitar hack, tennis player and English football fan.