Farris LLP: Vancouver's Law Firm

Roland T. Hurst


Telephone: 604 661 2172

Facsimile: 604 661 9349

Email: rhurst@farris.com

Roland is a business lawyer at Farris. He works with entrepreneurs and companies at all stages of development and brings a practical, business-minded approach to facilitating his clients’ transactions and solving their legal problems.

Roland regularly advises public and private companies, boards of directors, and entrepreneurs on corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing, and securities and corporate governance compliance and disclosure matters. He works closely with Canadian and international companies and their stakeholders in connection with the formation and financing of business ventures, strategic domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and domestic and cross-border public and private securities offerings.

In addition to transactional work, Roland regularly negotiates, drafts, and implements commercial agreements for clients operating in a wide variety of industries, including companies active in the mining, power generation, oil & gas, hospitality, and technology sectors.

Roland is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Vancouver Bar Association. He is also a Member of the Canadian Bar Association.

Prior to joining Farris, Roland practiced at the Vancouver office of a prominent Toronto-based law firm.

Professional Activities

  • Executive Committee Member, CBABC Business Law Section (2016/2017)


  • Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania (Business Foundations Specialization Certificate, 2015)
  • University of London (LL.M., International Business Law, 2010)
  • University of Victoria (J.D., 2009)
  • Canadian Securities Institute (Canadian Securities Course Certificate, 2008)
  • University of British Columbia (B.A., 2006)

  • Called to the British Columbia Bar (2011)