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Chief Operating Officer

Jay R. Cathcart, CPA, CA




Jay joined Farris as Chief Operating Officer in 1998, and is responsible for overseeing the business and financial operations of the law firm. Prior to joining Farris, Jay worked for 13 years with two large Vancouver law firms in a similar capacity.

Jay obtained his C.A. designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of B.C. in 1979 while working in public practice with Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers). He served as Chair of the Executive Directors Committee of Lex Mundi from 2009 to 2010, and as Regional Vice Chair, North America, from 2006 to 2009 and 2010 to 2011. He has also been a member of the Association of Legal Administrators and the B.C. Legal Management Association (BCLMA) since 1985, and has served as President and on the Executive Committee of BCLMA.