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25 July 2017

20 Farris Lawyers Named in the 2017 Lexpert Directory

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 2017 edition of the Lexpert Directory recognizes the following 20 Farris lawyers as leading practitioners in their field:

19 July 2017

Peter MacPherson Appointed Chair of Board of Directors of the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation

On June 20, 2017, Farris Partner Peter MacPherson was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation.

17 July 2017

Farris Partner Denise Nawata Publishes in Business in Vancouver

Denise Nawata contributed to Business in Vancouver on July 14, 2017 with her article, ‘Investing Early in a Virtual Data Room Can Deliver Real Deal Value.’

14 July 2017

Chelsea Wilson Appointed Legislative Liaison of CBABC Young Lawyers – Okanagan Section

Farris Associate Chelsea Wilson has been appointed Legislative Liaison of the Young Lawyers – Okanagan Section of the CBA British Columbia Branch.

12 July 2017

Anna Laing and Nikki Charlton at CLEBC’s 11th Biennial Family Law Conference 2017

Farris Partners Anna Laing and Nikki Charlton were featured in the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s 11th Biennial Family Law Conference 2017.

10 July 2017

Farris Lawyers Dawson and Yamashita successfully lift publication ban at the BC Court of Appeal

On June 26, 2017, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released oral reasons for judgment in favour of Farris’ clients, The Vancouver Sun Newspaper and The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (“APTN”) setting aside a publication ban over documents relating to the 1983 murder trial of Phillip Tallio.

07 July 2017

Annual LifeSciences BC BIO Reception Dinner Presented by Farris

On June 19th, LifeSciences BC held its annual BC BIO Dinner in San Diego.

30 June 2017

Farris Partner, Joseph Arvay Q.C. named to The Order of Canada

The Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. It is the highest civilian honour that can be bestowed upon a Canadian.

29 June 2017

Farris Represents American Hotel Income Properties Reit LP in Bought Deal and Acquisition

On June 9, 2017, a Farris team represented American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (“AHIP”) in its bought deal offering of limited partnership units and convertible debentures. The Offering raised gross proceeds of approximately: (i) Cdn$200.9 million...

22 June 2017

Bradley Newby Interviewed in BIV Article “Law Firms Catch the Tech Bug – Finally”

Farris Partner, Bradley Newby, was interviewed for the June 6, 2017 issue of Business in Vancouver. Brad was asked to comment on how technological advancements have changed the way law firms operate.

20 June 2017

Robert Kennedy, Q.C. Successfully Defends Whistler Mountain Resort Limited Partnership

On June 16, 2017, the Supreme Court of British Columbia released reasons for judgment in favor of Farris’ client, Whistler Mountain Resort Limited Partnership, in a personal injury claim involving a mountain biking injury.

15 June 2017

Sally Dennis Presents at CLE BC Estate Planning Conference

On April 21, 2017, Farris Partner Sally Dennis presented on “Trusts as Designated Beneficiaries” at the CLE BC Estate Planning Express conference.

23 May 2017

Al Hudec presents on “Canada’s Gas & LNG Industry”

Al Hudec presented on “What do Recent changes to Federal and Provincial Governments in Canada Mean for LNG Projects?” at the Canadian LNG Conference & Exhibition in Vancouver on May 17, 2017.

16 May 2017

TeamPages Acquired by ACTIVE Network

On April 11, 2017, ACTIVE Network, the premier global marketplace for activities and events and an industry-leading provider of intelligence solutions, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, acquired TeamPages, a Vancouver-based technology company that has developed and offers comprehensive website creation and design tools to give sports organizers the ability to create and manage intuitive, mobile-optimized websites.

11 May 2017

Joseph J. Arvay, Q.C. Graces Cover of The Advocate

Farris Partner Joseph J. Arvay, Q.C. is featured in the May issue of The Advocate.

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