Jeffrey J. "Jeff" Kay, K.C.

Jeffrey J. "Jeff" Kay, K.C.

Farris LLP

Recognized since 2006

Vancouver, British Columbia

Practice Areas

Family Law

Family Law Mediation

Product Liability Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Family Law
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Jeff is the Managing Partner of the firm, and practises primarily in the fields of family law and commercial litigation. He has appeared as counsel in family law cases before the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Provincial and Supreme Courts of British Columbia, and numerous arbitration hearings. His family practice primarily focuses on complex asset division, trusts & maintenance issues as well as the drafting of asset protection agreements.

Jeff represents JTI-Macdonald Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in litigation against Provincial Governments in Canada, whereby he is one of counsel defending a claim brought pursuant to the Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act.

Jeff is ranked by Lexpert as a leading lawyer in Matrimonial/ Family Law, ranked by Best Lawyers among the leading lawyers in Canada for Family Law, listed in The Legal Media Group's guide to the World's Leading Product Liability Lawyers, and has been chosen as one of the Who's Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers. Jeff is also listed by Benchmark Canada as a "Litigation Star". This list recognizes individuals who are consistently recommended as reputable and effective by both clients and peers. Jeff has received an "AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5" legal ability rating from Martindale-Hubbell, an authoritative and global source for identifying leading lawyers and law firms.

Contact & Links


  • Pacific Centre South, 25th Floor
    700 West Georgia Street
    P.O. Box 10026
    Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B3

Farris LLP
Headquarters: Vancouver, British Columbia

44 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Family Law, Vancouver, Canada (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Product Liability Law

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