Jeff represents JTI-Macdonald Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in litigation against the Provincial Government of British Columbia, whereby he is defending a claim brought pursuant to the Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act.
Jeff is a member of the Vancouver Bar Association and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
In 2009, Jeff was featured in BC Business magazine as one of the province’s best family lawyers. He has been a member of the Executive Committee for the Family Law Subsection, Canadian Bar Association (B.C.). He has lectured in matters related to family law for the Continuing Legal Education program in British Columbia.
Jeff is ranked by Lexpert as a leading lawyer in Matrimonial/ Family Law, ranked by Best Lawyers among the leading lawyers in Canada for Family Law, listed in The Legal Media Group’s guide to the World’s Leading Product Liability Lawyers, and has been chosen as one of the Who’s Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers. Jeff is listed by Benchmark Canada as a “Provincial litigation star”. This list recognizes individuals who are consistently recommended as reputable and effective by both clients and peers. Jeff has received an “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.
•Queen's Counsel (2004)
•Lexpert Leading Lawyers in Canada (2018)
•The Best Lawyers in Canada (2019)
•Benchmark Canada Litigation Star (2017)
•Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year (Family Law, 2015)
•Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys (2017)
•Expert Guides - World’s Leading Litigation and Product Liability Lawyers (2016)
•Martindale-Hubbell (AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5)
•Called to the British Columbia Bar (1980)
43 Farris Lawyers Recognized in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Canada Directory
21 August 2018
23 Farris Lawyers Named in the 2018 Lexpert Directory
04 May 2018
43 Farris Lawyers Recognized in the 2018 Best Lawyers in Canada Directory
22 August 2017
Benchmark Litigation Canada Ranks Farris as “Highly Recommended”
10 April 2017
42 Farris Lawyers Recognized in the 2017 Best Lawyers in Canada Directory
11 August 2016
22 Farris Lawyers Named in the 2016 Lexpert Directory
13 July 2016
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