Firm Overview

Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP (“Farris”) is a leading Canadian law firm with offices in Vancouver, Kelowna and Victoria, British Columbia. The full-service firm represents some of the largest public and private institutions and corporations in the province, and has the proven capacity and experience to carry out complex and multi-dimensional legal projects.

Corporate and Commercial Farris’ lawyers work with companies of all sizes, from startups to international organizations, and advise on the following areas: cross-border transactions; equity and debt financings; general corporate matters; incentive and stock compensation plans; joint ventures; mergers and acquisitions; partnerships; private equity investments; project financing; public and private partnerships; regulatory approvals; reorganizations; and syndicated credit facility transactions.

Litigation Farris’ litigators appear regularly in all British Columbia Courts, the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada in areas regarding: alternative dispute resolution; bankruptcy and insolvency; class actions; commercial transactions; defamation and other tort law; product liability; and trial and appellate advocacy.

Employment Acting for public and private sector clients, the firm’s labor and employment lawyers advise on all labor relations and human resources issues, including: collective agreements; collective bargaining; corporate downsizing; essential services; managing unions and strikes; and workplace policies (harassment and computer/Internet use).

Tax Implementing innovative and value-added tax approaches tailored to clients’ needs, the Farris tax team represents a broad range of domestic, international, public and private clients, and works closely with the Farris corporate and securities teams to provide integrated, tax-efficient solutions.


• Twenty Farris partners ranked in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
• Six Farris partners listed in Lexpert Guides to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Lawyers
• Eleven partners in eleven years listed as Lexpert “Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40”
• Forty-three partners recognized as leaders within their practice areas in the Best Lawyers in Canada Directory

Languages English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi, Russian and Spanish.

Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP
Suite 2500, 700 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V7Y 1B3
Tel 1.604.684.9151
Fax 1.604.661.9349

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  • Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

    1800 - 1631 Dickson Avenue
    Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 0B5
    Tel. 1.250.861.5332
    Fax 1.250.861.8772
  • Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

    300 – 1005 Langley Street
    Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1V7
    Tel. 1.250.382.1100
    Fax 1.250.405.1984
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