It is with great pleasure that FH&P Lawyers LLP welcomes Murray Bye, CPA, CA as our Chief Operating Officer. Effective immediately, Murray will assume the responsibility for the daily operations and strategic direction of the Firm in conjunction with Managing Partner, Dylan Switzer.
“It is an exciting time at FH&P Lawyers LLP and the partnership is thrilled to have Murray join the organization in such an important role. We’re highly confident that Murray, with his years of professionalism, success, and energy is the perfect individual to accelerate growth, improve operations and enhance the service we offer our clientele,” said Dylan Switzer.
Murray has over thirty years of leadership experience in financial reporting, business advisory, accounting, consulting as well as general management. He is currently the CEO of Piscine Energetics Inc., a company specializing in the production of sustainable premium fish feed. Previously, Murray was the CEO of Crowe MacKay LLP.
Mediation Part 2: Jill Dougans
Jill Dougans has been working as a mediator since 2003, and is a member in good standing with the Roster Society now called MediateBC. In addition to being a trial lawyer since 1987 Jill obtained a Certificate of Conflict Resolution from the Justice Institute of BC in 2003. Jill’s training in mediation is continuous as she is also a skills coach at the JIBC in the Conflict Resolution Program. She has mediated a variety of situations, ranging from personal injury litigation to construction, commercial and employment issues.
Spotlight on: Andrea Meyes
This past March, FH&P Lawyers had the pleasure of welcoming Andrea Meyes into the team as an articling student.
FH&P lawyers’ Colin Flannigan gives guidelines on Tuesday Morning Law Talk on AM 1150 with Phil Johnson.
So you’ve been appointed Power of Attorney; what next? “Initially, forget the honor of being appointed” says Colin, “Focus, instead, on what the needs of the donor are. This includes financial responsibility, health, relationships, property, and other such affairs”.