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Catherine George

Associate

Telephone: 604 661 1724

Facsimile: 604 661 9349

Email: cgeorge@farris.com

Catherine joined Farris as a litigation associate in the autumn of 2015. Prior to joining Farris, she clerked for Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin at the Supreme Court of Canada (2014-2015) and for six judges of the British Columbia Supreme Court (2013-2014).

Catherine obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria in 2013, graduating as the gold medallist. She completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Creative Writing) at U.B.C in 2006 and spent a number of years working as a newspaper reporter before entering law school.

She was called to the British Columbia and Ontario bars in 2015.


Publications and Presentations:

  • Co-author (with Ludmila B. Herbst, Q.C.), “Misrepresentation,” in British Columbia Business Disputes (CLE BC, 2016)
  • Presentation on Misrepresentation, BC Business Disputes Conference, CLEBC 2016
  • Co-author, “Fundamentals of FIPPA for Administrative Law Practitioners” (CLE BC, Administrative Law Conference 2015)


Education

  • University of Victoria (J.D., 2013) - Gold Medallist
  • University of British Columbia (B.F.A., 2006)

LEGAL RECOGNITION
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar (2015)
  • Called to the Ontario Bar (2015)
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