Lawyer Geoffrey Farr Joins Dickinson Wright LLP as Partner

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Dickinson Wright LLP, Canada’s leading full-service business law firm specializing in cross-border counsel, is pleased to announce that Geoffrey G. Farr has joined the firm’s Toronto office as a Partner.

Mr. Farr brings over 25 years of exceptional corporate and securities law experience. His practice has focused primarily on advising public companies, as both internal and external legal counsel, on all forms of financing and an extensive range of corporate transactions, as well as the disclosure and corporate governance requirements involved in being a public company. He works with clients on equity and debt financings (by private placement or prospectus), corporate governance, continuous disclosure filings, compliance matters relating to securities and corporate law, stock exchange listings including reverse takeovers, dealings with stock exchanges and securities commissions, corporate reorganizations including arrangements and restructurings, take-over bids, and independent committees.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Farr served for eight years as General Counsel to a publicly-traded gold mining company with stock exchange listings in both Toronto and New York. In this role, he gained extensive experience in compliance, corporate governance and internal management matters, and he worked closely as Corporate Secretary and advisor to the board and management. Mr. Farr received his Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and his LL.B. from the University of Ottawa.

Dickinson Wright’s Approach to Cross-Border Counsel
As a full-service business law firm, specializing in cross-border legal counsel, Dickinson Wright’s legal experts work with clients across multiple industries and on both sides of the Canada-US border. The firm’s advantage lies in its seamless management of client business issues: the Dickinson Wright OneTeam Approach. This is a unified strategy to provide clients with individualized service, drawing on collaborative, cross-practice, and inter-office teams. As such, each client has direct access to the broad legal expertise of 475 lawyers across the combined 19-office Dickinson Wright network.

Each Client is a Valued Firm-Wide Client
Dickinson Wright also believes that each client is a valued client of the firm as a whole. In order to put this principle into practice, the firm’s lawyers are driven by, and incented according to, the belief that success is best achieved by aligning the firm’s business goals with those of its clients. In practice, Dickinson Wright’s lawyers personally guide each of their clients across the firm’s teams, offices and across borders to best service their evolving legal requirements.

About Dickinson Wright LLP
Dickinson Wright LLP is Canada’s leading full-service business law firm specializing in cross-border counsel. Based in Toronto, the firm has broad legal expertise including 15 industry sectors and across 36 practice areas. It is an affiliate of Dickinson Wright PLLC, a general practice business law firm based in the U.S. The firm’s lawyers have been, and continue to be, recognized by leading guides to lawyers across almost every category of law, including The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada and Global Guides, and Who’s Who Legal. To learn more about Dickinson Wright, please visit the firm’s website at http://www.dickinsonwright.com.

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