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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.

10 May 2017

Ludmila B. Herbst, Q.C. Presents at Energy, Mining and Resources Arbitration Conference in Calgary

Farris litigator Ludmila B. Herbst, Q.C. presented at the Western Canada Commercial Arbitration Society’s annual Energy, Mining and Resources Arbitration Conference in Calgary on May 9, 2017. In her presentation she provided an update on developments in case law, legislation and arbitral rules in relation to domestic arbitration.

08 May 2017

Ludmila Herbst and Nav Shukla Speak at CLEBC Real Property Assessment and Taxation Conference

Farris litigators Ludmila Herbst, Q.C., and Nav Shukla presented at the Continuing Legal Education Society’s Real Property Assessment and Taxation Conference on May 5, 2017. They spoke on classifying properties (as residential, business and other, farm, etc.), with a particular focus on the classification of development properties.

24 April 2017

Herbst and Gruber at CLEBC’s Commercial Arbitration 2017

Farris litigators Ludmila B. Herbst, Q.C., and David E. Gruber were featured in the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia's conference Commercial Arbitration 2017: A Practical Roadmap for Commercial Arbitration.

19 April 2017

Hector MacKay-Dunn Presents Deal of the Year Award to Celator

Senior Partner, Hector MacKay-Dunn, presented the Deal of the Year Award to Dr. Lawrence Mayer at the 19th Annual LifeSciences BC Awards held on April 19th.

19 April 2017

Farris Presenting Sponsor of 19th Annual LifeSciences BC Dinner

Farris proudly sponsored the 19th Annual LifeSciences BC Awards on April 19th. Farris, along with the life sciences community, celebrated and acknowledged the innovators, researchers, academics, and business people who all connect to make up the global life sciences community in BC.

18 April 2017

Joseph Arvay, Q.C. Presents Paper at 14th National Symposium on Class Actions

Joseph J. Arvay, Q.C., a leading class action lawyer, presented his paper ‘Class Actions and the Charter’ at the 14th National Symposium on Class Actions.

11 April 2017

Joseph Arvay, Q.C.  Speaks at Osgoode Hall’s Constitutional Cases Conference

On April 7, 2017, Joseph J. Arvay, Q.C. was the keynote speaker at the 20th Annual Constitutional Cases Conference hosted by Osgoode Hall Law School.

10 April 2017

Benchmark Litigation Canada Ranks Farris as “Highly Recommended”

Benchmark Canada has released its annual (2017) firm and individual rankings. Once again Farris appears on Benchmark Canada’s most prestigious list of B.C. firms, in the “Highly Recommended” category.

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