Chief Operating Officer

Michael Shakespeare, CPA, CMA




Michael joined Farris as Chief Operating Officer in 2019 and is responsible for overseeing the business and financial operations of the law firm. With functional responsibilities for Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Office Services and the Library, Michael provides critical strategic, financial and organizational support.

Michael comes to Farris with 20 years of management and executive experience, most recently providing executive operational leadership at UBC’s Faculty of Medicine. Along with his Bachelor of Business Administration, Michael is a silver medallist Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA,CMA).