FH&P Lawyers LLP welcomes Murray Bye to the firm

February 20th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

FH&P Lawyers LLP is pleased to announce Murray Bye has joined the team as our Chief Operating Officer.

Proudly Serving the Okanagan for Over a Century

February 7th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

​FH&P Lawyers LLP can trace its ancestry back in time to before Kelowna was incorporated as a city in 1905.

Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act: Direct Sales, Distance Sales and Prepaid Purchase Cards

February 5th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

It’s a classic scenario — someone rings your doorbell or calls your home to ‘make you an offer you can’t refuse’ on a product or service that they are selling. Whether it’s a robust cable package, a…

From meditation to mediation: How Kristin Greenough maintains a balance of Yoga and the law

January 30th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

As far as settings go, a lawyer’s office and a yoga studio seem oxymoronic, an unspoken rule forbidding one from entering the space of the other. FH&P’s Kristin Greenough, however, refutes this…

Dad cut me out of the will — what are my options?

January 25th, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

Dealing with the passing of a family member, especially a parent, is a painful and emotional process. What can make this process even more difficult is finding out that you were not included in their…

If you ever wondered how lawyers' de-stress, let our young lawyers show you!

January 23rd, 2019 by FH&P Lawyers

What better way to de-stress than breathing fresh mountain air and skiing with like-minded people? None!

FH&P Lawyers is a proud sponsor of the Spring Lantern Festival

January 18th, 2019 by Rebecca Tenna

This spring, FH&P Lawyers is proud to support the OCCA’s Chinese Spring Lantern Festival. The festival will feature a Chinese New Year Dinner, performances, multiple booths, door prizes, and many…

FH&P is hiring!

January 8th, 2019 by Damyn Libby

Job Opening: Associate Lawyer We are looking for an Associate with 2-5 years litigation experience. 2-5 years civil litigation experience, preferably in BC. LLB or JD and be a lawyer in good…

THE HIGH ROAD: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA

December 18th, 2018 by David Kemp

With so much discussion about the ramifications of the legalization of cannabis in Canada, why has so little dialogue centred around the unique opportunities available to establish cannabis ventures…

THE HIGH ROAD: FINANCING YOUR COMPANY #1 - DEBT VS. EQUITY

November 26th, 2018 by David Kemp

You've got the seeds of a million dollar business - maybe you've been growing weed for years and you've been developing new strains and varietals, maybe you've discovered the most efficient way to…

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FH&P Lawyers Were Successful In Proving Fraud In Home Sale Case

FH&P lawyers are pleased to announce that our Clay Williams and David Horvath were successful in prosecuting a fraud case against vendors who had sold their “fixer-upper” house and made false statements in their property disclosure statement.

Wesley Shields and the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation

Wesley Shields, a family lawyer at FH&P is a proud member of the KGH Foundation Board. Wesley has been a board member of the KGH Foundation since June 2016, making this his fourth year. In June 2018 he was appointed vice-chair and in June 2019 he was appointed chair of the foundation’s board for a 2-year term.

Provincial Court Family Rules

Wesley Shields, a family lawyer in our office was appointed as a member of the Provincial Court Family Rules Working Group in 2017. The Committee began its work in 2014 on implementing changes and reforms to the B.C. Provincial Court Family Rules. In the edition of The Lawyer’s Daily article titled “B.C. family law reform proposals aimed at less adversarial system, smaller burden on courts” they interviewed Wesley Shields on the new recommendations proposed regarding Provincial Family Rules.