Farris LLP: Vancouver's Law Firm

R. Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C.*


Telephone: 604 661 9307

Facsimile: 604 661 9349

Email: hmackay-dunn@farris.com

Assistant: Lynda Catto

Telephone: 604 684 9151 x407

Email: lcatto@farris.com

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Hector has over 25 years of practice experience in a broad range of industry sectors, advising on corporate and general matters, complex domestic and cross-border public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers and international partnering and licensing transactions. Hector provides general and strategic advice to both senior and emerging public companies as well as early to later stage private companies, investment banks, and investors in public and private domestic and cross border equity and debt financings, mergers, tender offers, corporate reorganizations, and advises boards of directors and independent board committees on corporate governance.

Hector is recognized by Lexpert, the most respected legal publication in Canada, as being among the Top 100 Canada/US Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. He has consistently been named among The Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, and is recognized among Canada’s leading lawyers in mergers & acquisitions, technology and biotechnology.

Hector has received the “AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5” legal ability rating from Martindale-Hubbell, an authoritative and global source for identifying leading lawyers and law firms. 

Hector has advised clients in a variety of commercial industries, including semi-conductor, software, web-based and e-businesses, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, independent power production, medical equipment and devices, mining, manufacturing, transportation, and fitness services.

Education: University of British Columbia (J.D., 1977; B.A., 1973).

For more background information about Hector, please visit www.linkedin/in/hectormackaydunn

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  • Chambers Canada Ranked Lawyer (2019)
  • Lexpert Leading Lawyers in Canada (2019)
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (2019)
  • Lexpert Leading Cross-Border Lawyers (2017)
  • Lexpert Leading Corporate Finance & Securities Lawyers (2015)
  • Best Lawyers - Vancouver’s 2014 Biotechnology Lawyer of the Year
  • Lexpert Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (2013)
  • Lexpert Special Edition on Infrastructure (2013)
  • Martindale-Hubbell (AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5)
  • Queen's Counsel (2003)
  • Called to the Ontario Bar (2014)
  • Called to the Alberta Bar (2014)
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar (1978)