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Peter H.  Finley

Peter H. Finley *

Counsel Fasken
It’s important as a corporate lawyer to have an understanding of what’s happening in the local business community, as it’s often an indicator of what your clients are dealing with.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 1982
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver

Peter Finley is a Partner and Chair of the Corporate/Commercial group in Vancouver. Private and public companies seek out Peter for his extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and real estate matters including investment properties, acquisitions and dispositions, and real estate financing.

Clients appreciate Peter's practical and relevant advice that is tailored to specific business requirements. He is direct, supportive and efficient.

Peter also has significant exempt market financing experience and acts on a variety of transactions involving tax-driven structures.

  • Recognized for Real Estate Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 to 2020
  • Recognized for Corporate Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 to 2020
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, 2016 to 2019
Mergers & Acquisitions Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2016, 2018-2019 for Mergers & Acquisitions


  • LLB University of British Columbia
  • B Comm University of British Columbia

Community involvement

  • Trustee, Vancouver SPCA Hospital Trust Fund

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Vancouver Board of Trade
  • Business, Real Property, Securities and Tax Law Sections, Canadian Bar Association
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of British Columbia (1994-2001)
Buying and Selling a Business - Annotated Precedents Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia
Using Earn-Outs in Purchase and Sale Transactions
Managing Risk/Reward and Maintaining Control
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