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.
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NewsCongratulations to Lexpert's 2014 Corporate Lawyers at Farris
21 July 2014
Farris Partners Elizabeth J. Harrison, Q.C. and Mitchell H. Gropper, Q.C. were both recognized in Lexpert's special edition in the Globe & Mail's Report on Business magazine as leading corporate lawyers in Canada for 2014.
Shareholder Activism in Canada
16 July 2014
Lexpert features Shareholder Activism in Canada, an article co-authored by Farris partners Al Hudec, Trevor Scott and Teresa Tomchak, in the 2014 edition of its legal directory.
Farris Represents Helm Operations In Acquisition by ClassNK
16 July 2014
A Farris team represented Helm Operations (E-Doc Systems Group), a Victoria based maritime software company, in its acquisition by ClassNK, a Tokyo based ship classification society.
Herbst and Baidwan Publish in Canadian Property Tax Association's Communication Update
16 July 2014
Farris partner Ludmila Herbst and associate Nav Baidwan co-authored an article entitled More than Tax: The Use of Notices of Assessment in the May-June 2014 issue of Communication Update, a publication of the Canadian Property Tax Association.
Farris Represents American Hotel Income Properties Reit LP in Acquisitions
11 July 2014
July 3 and July 11, 2014 - A Farris team represented American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) in its indirect acquisition of a portfolio of four hotel properties, comprising a total of 387 guest rooms, located in North Carolina and Georgia.