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03 March 2015
Farris represented Intrexon Corporation with a team led by partners, Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C. and Denise Nawata and included Michael Rawluk, Nikki Alvarez, Teresa Tomchak (Securities Regulatory), and Thom Ciz (Tax).
13 February 2015
Farris partner Nikki Charlton, assisted by associate Celeste Chamberlain, recently successfully represented a Vancouver father in a hotly contested family law case in the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
12 February 2015
On February 11, 2015, Farris litigation partner Tim Dickson presented to the Canadian Bar Association’s Appellate Advocacy section on Supreme Court of Canada interventions.
06 February 2015
Farris lawyers Joseph Arvay, Q.C. and Alison Latimer along with Sheila Tucker of Davis LLP argue successfully on behalf of the Appellants Lee Carter, Hollis Johnson, Dr. William Shoichet, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association and Gloria Taylor in this groundbreaking Charter case.
02 February 2015
Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP is pleased to announce that Nikki L. Charlton (Family Law), Stephanie J. Daniels (Tax & Private Wealth) and Aaron Dow (Real Estate, Corporate Commercial, Wills and Estates) have joined the partnership, effective February 1, 2015
30 January 2015
A Farris team of Trevor Scott, Matthew Smith, Arik Broadbent and Michael Rawluk represented a syndicate of underwriters in connection with Interfor Corporation’s $66,330,000 bought deal public offering of subscription receipts.
12 January 2015
Farris’ Tekmira Advisory Team included partners, Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C., Ronald Murray, Denise Nawata and Peter Roth, along with Ronald Chin, Melissa Mitchell, Allan McGavin, Nikki Alvarez, and Roja Safartabar; Marylee Davies (Employment), David Selley (Competition and Investment Canada), Teresa Tomchak (Securities Regulatory), and Thom Ciz (Tax).
09 January 2015
In the Lexpert 2014 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Farris partner and securities litigator, Teresa Tomchak, was named as a “Litigation Lawyer to Watch”.
07 January 2015
January 7, 2015 – Farris is pleased to welcome Arden Beddoes, who joins us as an Associate. Prior to joining Farris, he was at an elite commercial litigation boutique in Toronto. Arden was called to the bar in Ontario in 2012, and in British Columbia in 2015.
05 January 2015
January 5, 2015 – Farris is pleased to welcome Bryant Mackey as Associate Counsel working in the Victoria office. He previously worked for the Ministry of British Columbia as Legal Counsel in the ministry’s Constitutional and Administrative Law Group.
19 December 2014
On December 17, 2014, Parq Holdings Limited Partnership (“Parq Holdings”) announced the completion of its US$415 million project financing for the development of a world-class urban resort adjacent to B.C. Place Stadium in Vancouver ... A Farris team represented the syndicate of financial institutions that advised Parq Holdings and arranged project financing for the Resort, led by Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC with Dundee Securities Ltd. and Valtus Capital Group, LLC.
12 December 2014
In her article in the Supreme Court Law Review, “A Positive Future for Section 7? Children and Charter Change”, Farris Associate Alison Latimer contends that recognition of positive rights for children under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms is consistent with Canada’s legal/political traditions and current laws.
11 December 2014
01 December 2014
Farris litigators Robert Anderson, Q.C., Scott Dawson and Ludmila Herbst presented at the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s Defamation and Media Law Conference on November 21, 2014.
26 November 2014
Every year, Vancouver Magazine names its Power 50. This year’s list (2014) includes Farris Partner Joseph Arvay, Q.C. for his work as a leading Canadian constitutional lawyer.
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