Matthew W. Pierce

Matthew W. Pierce: Attorney with Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP


Matt Pierce is a partner with a broad civil litigation practice. Matt advises and represents clients across a wide range of civil and commercial disputes including contract disputes, shareholder disputes, corporate and securities law matters, employment law matters, class actions, insolvency matters, regulatory matters, aboriginal law disputes, and judicial review of administrative action.

Matt was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2013 following six years of practice in Alberta and Nova Scotia, where he appeared before all levels of provincial trial and appeal courts. Since joining Farris, Matt has appeared regularly before the British Columbia courts and has also represented clients in respect of matters before the Federal Court of Canada, the British Columbia Securities Commission, and the British Columbia Utilities Commission.

Prior to beginning practice, in 2005-2006 Matt clerked for the Alberta Court of Appeal and Court of Queen’s Bench.

Matt is a member of the Access to Justice Committee of the Canadian Bar Association (BC branch) and the Advocates’ Club.


•The Best Lawyers in Canada (2019)
•Called to the British Columbia Bar (2013)
•Called to the Nova Scotia Bar (2008)
•Called to the Alberta Bar (2006)

Related News

43 Farris Lawyers Recognized in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Canada Directory

21 August 2018

Farris Welcomes Matthew Pierce and Timothy Louman-Gardiner to the Partnership

01 February 2018

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Advocacy and Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Energy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
604 661 9368  Phone
604 661 9349  Fax
University Attended:
Carleton University, B.A., Philosophy, 2002
Law School Attended:
University of Toronto, J.D., 2005
Year of First Admission:
2013, British Columbia; 2008, Nova Scotia; 2006, Alberta

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Vancouver, British Columbia

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