Peter D. Fairey

Gowling WLG

550 Burrard St, Suite 2300, Bentall 5, PO Box 30
Vancouver, BC V6C 2B5
Phone: (604) 891-2266
Fax: (604) 443-5649

Peter Fairey, QC, is a senior partner in the Gowling WLG Vancouver Business Law Group. He brings over 38 years’ experience in corporate/commercial transactions — as well as a general knowledge of tax, securities, trusts and immigration law — on behalf of clients in a wide range of industries including P3, life sciences, technology, and alternative energy/ hydro. He enjoys working with international clients, a number from the US and China in particular. He also advises First Nation businesses. His experience includes the acquisition, disposition and financing of operating businesses; trans-border issues; several private placements and innovative financings; governance and ownership structuring and dispute resolution; over 35 major public private partnership projects; and establishing funds for the government of BC and institutional investors. Peter is a past chair of the CLE Society of BC and a past governor of the Law Foundation of BC. He is a regular instructor and author on business law subjects, including not-for-profit law, an area in which he has considerable involvement. He has been recognized annually as a leading practitioner in the Corporate Mid-Market area by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory since 2011. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2016.

Year Called to the Bar:1981 (BC)
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