Alan has been the firm’s managing partner for more than 12 years. In addition, he heads up the Thomson, Rogers commercial litigation group, which specializes in complex litigation involving contractual issues, shareholders and partnership disputes, wrongful dismissal claims and libel and slander actions. Alan is also one of the firm's class action lawyers.
Mr. Farrer was called to the bar in 1981 and is Certified by the LSUC as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. Alan has over 30 years experience as a trial lawyer in Ontario and uses that skill to resolve matters for clients quickly and economically.
Alan has argued cases in all levels of Court in Ontario, including the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. He is a key member in the firm's Class Action practice group and was very involved with the multi-billion dollar Indian Residential Schools class action settlement.