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21 July 2016
Farris Partners Mitchell Gropper, Q.C., Elizabeth Harrison, Q.C., Al Hudec, and Bradley Newby were recognized in Lexpert’s special edition in the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business magazine as Canada’s leading corporate lawyers in 2016.
19 July 2016
The 2016 Lexpert Guide to the Leading Canada/US Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada has named seven Farris lawyers.
19 July 2016
On July 12th, Farris sponsored the 5th Annual TMX Charity Golf Classic, which was held at the University Golf Club in Vancouver.
14 July 2016
Tim Dickson and David Rosenberg, Q.C. have published an article in the July issue of The Advocate entitled “Mapping Aboriginal Title in British Columbia – Part I: The Need for Transformative Change”.
13 July 2016
The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, which recognized lawyers in over 60 practice areas, is the most comprehensive guide to the leading lawyers in Canada. The 2016 edition of the Lexpert Directory recognizes the following 22 Farris lawyers as leading practitioners in their field:
12 July 2016
Farris partners Peter MacPherson, also the Vice Chair of KGHF, and Dominic Petraroia, Q.C. represented the firm in the cheque presentation to the KGHF’s ‘Giving Giggles’ campaign, which aims to purchase medical equipment and patient care items for the new perinatal unit.
11 July 2016
Farris partner Al Hudec was recently honoured by Lexpert with a 2016 Zenith Award, recognizing Al’s leadership in Diversity and Inclusion within the legal profession and society.
05 July 2016
On June 23, 2016, the Law Society of British Columbia held its annual Commemorative Certificate Luncheon honouring lawyers who have reached the 50 or 60-year mark as a member of the Bar. This year, Farris Partner Mitchell H. Gropper, Q.C. was recognized as a lawyer who had reached the 50-year milestone.
05 July 2016
The Criminal Law Quarterly publishes Joseph J. Arvay, Q.C. and Alison M. Latimer’s article entitled “The Constitutional Infirmity of the Law Prohibiting Criminal Negligence” this month.
04 July 2016
Farris Associate Yun Li-Reilly publishes an article entitled, ‘How Can Lawyers Help?’ The article discusses the possible effects of implementing pro bono hours as a requirement before getting called to the British Columbia Bar.
23 June 2016
Farris partner Joseph J. Arvay, Q.C., one of Canada’s most highly regarded civil rights and human rights lawyers, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from York University and Osgoode Hall Law School on June 24.
22 June 2016
In a much-discussed and precedent-setting court decision, the British Columbia Supreme Court awarded in excess of $750,000 to a victim who suffered from psychological injuries as a result of 6 motor vehicle accidents which occurred over a decade before trial.
16 June 2016
On Friday, June 17, 2016, Farris lawyers Nikki Charlton and Matthew Ostrow will present at a Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia course titled, Advanced Family Law for Paralegals.
07 June 2016
Farris associate Martin Twigg was featured in the May 2016 issue of the Canadian Privacy Law Review with an article detailing the recent precedent setting decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Jane Doe 46533 v. N.D.
06 June 2016
Farris Chair A. Keith Mitchell, Q.C. was interviewed for the June 6, 2016 edition of Business in Vancouver. The article discusses legal areas that lawyers are turning to with the recent change in the global mining sector.
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