Farris partner Ludmila Herbst, Q.C. presented on property tax exemptions at the Canadian Property Tax Association (CPTA) BC Chapter Seminar on May 6, 2016 together with John McLachlan of Lex Pacifica Law Corporation. There was a large turnout of taxpayers, property tax consultants, BC Assessment staff, and lawyers who practise in this field at this event, which included presentations on a variety of areas relevant to property tax practice. CPTA is a national organization providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information relating to both commercial and industrial property tax issues arising across Canada. As part of her active commercial and administrative litigation practice, Ms. Herbst has represented clients before the Property Assessment Appeal Board and on appeals from that board.