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31 March 2005

Lexpert Names Leading Canada/USA Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers

The 2005 Lexpert Guide to the Leading 100 Canada/US Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada named Elizabeth J. Harrison, Q.C., Mitchell H. Gropper, Q.C., and Cameron G. Belsher as leading cross-border Merger & Acquisition lawyers, and R. Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C. as a leading practitioner in the Technology area, the only British Columbia lawyer so recognized.

31 March 2005

James P. Hatton Appointed to National Research Council

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council appointed James P. Hatton to the National Research Council of Canada to hold office for a term of three years. The National Research Council is Canada's premier research, development and innovation organization, which leverages Canada's public and private science and technology infrastructure for the benefit of Canadians.

29 March 2005

Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C., to present at the British Columbia Economic Forum

With Biotech as one of B.C.'s hottest and fastest growing sectors, what is the formula for success in an industry where competition is worldwide for investment, talent and new ideas. Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C. joins a panel of industry leaders to address this issue. Premier Gordon Campbell will be the forum's Luncheon Keynote speaker.

13 March 2005

Farris Co-Sponsors Vancouver Board of Trade Distinguished Speaker Luncheon Featuring the Hon. David

Farris is pleased to sponsor this Distinguished Speaker Luncheon featuring the Hon. David L. Emerson, Minister of Industry, Government of Canada. Mr. Emerson will lay out his vision of the Canadian economy, it strengths and weaknesses and where we as a country must improve in order to compete and beat the world's best.

10 March 2005

Farris Co-Sponsors Vancouver Board of Trade Distinguished Speaker Luncheon Featuring Paul Hastings,

Farris, along with co-sponsor Deloitte, sponsored the Board of Trade Luncheon featuring Paul Hastings, CEO of QLT Inc. Mr. Hastings will speak about QLT's history, its forward looking strategy, and how he and QLT will continue to play a key role in supporting and championing the efforts of B.C.'s biotech cluster.

02 March 2005

7th Annual BC Biotechnology Awards Dinner

BC Biotech will host the Biotechnology Awards Ceremony, honouring outstanding contributions made by those in the biotech community. Farris, along with Raymond James and Ernst & Young, co-sponsor the event. Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C. will introduce the Honourable John Les, B.C. Minister of Small Business and Economic Development.

20 February 2005

Farris Sponsors Farris Forum for First Year Law Students from UBC

On Monday, February 21, 2005, Farris hosted the Farris Forum on the Practice of Law, an annual event for 1st year UBC law students. The evening provides students with an opportunity to hear from the firm's lawyers about their current cases and deals, and to ask questions they may have about the practice of law.

17 February 2005

Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP - A Limited Liability Partnership

Effective February 18, 2005, the Firm registered as a limited liability partnership as permitted by recent amendments to the Legal Profession Act and the Partnership Act. The Firm will now be known as Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP. More information

05 February 2005

Farris Sponsors the 3rd Annual Biopartnering North America Conference

The 3rd Annual BioPartnering North America (BPN) conference will be held at the Westin Bayshore Resort and Marina in Vancouver, B.C., on February 6-8, 2005.

03 February 2005

Farris Co-Sponsors Vancouver Board of Trade Distinguished Speaker Luncheon Featuring the Hon. Jack A

HSBC Bank of Canada and Farris co-sponsored a Board of Trade Luncheon featuring the Hon. Jack Austin, Leader of the Government in the Senate. Senator Austin spoke on The "Made in B.C." Federal Agenda: Are we making progress?

31 January 2005

Farris Ranked Top Corporate and Top Litigation Law Firm in Vancouver

In their 2005 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert and The American Lawyer rank Farris as the pre-eminent corporate and the pre-eminent litigation law firm in the Vancouver area. More information

31 January 2005

Lexpert and the American Lawyer Recognize Leading Canadian Lawyers

Lexpert and the American Lawyer recognize Farris lawyers as leaders.

31 January 2005

Ron Murray and Brad Newby Become Farris Partners

Farris is pleased to announce that Ron Murray and Brad Newby were admitted to Partnership on February 1, 2005.

05 December 2004

Hector MacKay-Dunn to present at CLE Conference

On Wednesday December 15, 2004, Hector MacKay-Dunn will present at the CLE Conference for the International Section of the Washington State Bar Association. The conference will focus on International Business Transactions and Hector will speak on "Doing Business in Canada: What Every American Lawyer Should Know."

30 November 2004

News Bulletin - Significant Labour Law Decision

Employer and Union Found Liable in the Wrongful Death of Nine Employees.

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