As a member of Farris' Kelowna office, Peter practises exclusively as a solicitor. He assists his clients in the areas of corporate and commercial law, secured lending, real estate development, intellectual property, and estate planning. He is a registered trade-mark agent with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Peter is an active member of the Kelowna community, currently serving as a director of the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation and Chair of its Planned Giving Committee. He is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of the United Way of the Central & South Okanagan/Similkameen, and has served as President of the Kelowna Estate Planning Society, director of the Okanagan Science & Technology Council, director of Project Literacy Kelowna Society, and director of Kelowna Visual & Performing Arts Centre Society. He is a member of the Kelowna and Canadian Bar Associations. Peter complements his legal training with continuing legal education studies such as the Tax Practice Course from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and trade-mark law coursework offered by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. Peter is fluent in French.
Ludmila Herbst Presents on Drafting Arbitration Agreements
08 June 2015
Farris partner Ludmila Herbst presented at Affinity Institute Inc.'s June 5, 2015 conference “Commercial Arbitration 2015: Taking Advantage of User Control”. The conference brought together leading arbitrators and arbitration practitioners not only from British Columbia but also from Alberta and Ontario.
Alison Latimer Presents on the Role of Non-Profits in Public Interest Litigation
04 June 2015
Farris litigator Alison Latimer presented at the annual fundraiser Tapas for TAPS (Victoria) on the important role of the non-profit sector in pursuing public interest litigation.
Gropper, Hudec and Tomchak Present at Legal Strategies in Private Mergers and Acquisitions CLE
02 June 2015
On May 29, 2015 Farris Partners Mitchell Gropper, Q.C., Al Hudec and Teresa Tomchak presented at the Continuing Legal Education of British Columbia's conference on Legal Strategies in Private Mergers and Acquisitions.
Court Approves class action settlement by Farris, involving gas fireplaces
28 May 2015
Farris Partners Robert Anderson, Q.C. and Mike Wagner Featured in the Vancouver Sun
Herbert D. Dodd Q.C. September 12, 1949 - May 19, 2015
21 May 2015
It is with great sadness that the firm announces the passing of one of Canada's most respected lawyers, Herbert D. Dodd, Q.C. on May 19, 2015.
•Called to the British Columbia Bar (2002)