R. Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C.: Lawyer with Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

R. Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C.

Phone604 661 9307

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Mining
  • Life Sciences
  • Technology
University University of British Columbia, B.A., 1973
Law SchoolUniversity of British Columbia, J.D., 1977
Admitted1978, British Columbia

Hector has over 25 years of practice experience in a broad range of industry sectors, advising on corporate and general matters, complex domestic and cross-border public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers and international partnering and licensing transactions. Hector provides general and strategic advice to both senior and emerging public companies as well as early to later stage private companies, investment banks, and investors in public and private domestic and cross border equity and debt financings, mergers, tender offers, corporate reorganizations, and advises boards of directors and independent board committees on corporate governance.

Hector is recognized by Lexpert, the most respected legal publication in Canada, as being among the Top 100 Canada/US Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. He has consistently been named among The Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, and is recognized among Canada's leading lawyers in mergers & acquisitions, technology and biotechnology.

Hector has received the AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 legal ability rating from Martindale-Hubbell, an authoritative and global source for identifying leading lawyers and law firms.

Hector has advised clients in a variety of commercial industries, including semi-conductor, software, web-based and e-businesses, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, independent power production, medical equipment and devices, mining, manufacturing, transportation, and fitness services.

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.


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R. Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C.

25th Floor, 700 West Georgia Street
VancouverBC V7Y 1B3

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