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.
•Lexpert Leading Cross-Border Lawyers (2014)
•Lexpert Leading Lawyers in Canada (2014)
•Lexpert Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (2013)
•Lexpert Special Edition on Infrastructure (2013)
•Martindale-Hubbell (AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5)
•The Best Lawyers in Canada (2015)
•Best Lawyers - Vancouver's 2014 Biotechnology Lawyer of the Year
•Queen's Counsel (2003)
•Called to the Alberta Bar (2014)
•Called to the British Columbia Bar (1978)
Farris' Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C. featured in Business In Vancouver's LifeSciences Magazine
07 May 2015
Farris Senior Partner MacKay-Dunn Announces Founding Sponsorship with BCTIA's Innovation HUB
01 May 2015
FARRIS PARTNERS MACKAY-DUNN AND NAWATA CLOSE INTREXON-OKANAGAN SPECIALTY FRUITS ACQUISITION
24 April 2015
Hector MacKay-Dunn, Q.C. Leads Tekmira Public Offering Team for Farris
21 April 2015
FARRIS PARTNERS MACKAY-DUNN AND NAWATA LEAD INTREXON-OKANAGAN SPECIALTY FRUITS ACQUISITION
03 March 2015
Partner Hector MacKay-Dunn leads Farris Advisory Team in Tekmira-OnCore Merger
12 January 2015