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Legal 500 Canada 2019 Ranks 99 Fasken Lawyers

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Toronto (Canada) – Fasken has received a number of accolades in the 2019 edition of Legal 500 Canada.

To start, of the 30 practice areas that Fasken was highlighted in, six of them were designated Tier 1. The Firm’s practice areas that achieved the highest recognition include, Aboriginal law, Dispute resolution, Insurance, Labour and employment, Telecoms, and Energy and natural resources: Mining.

Second, 99 Fasken lawyers were recognized, that’s 15 more than last year, with 27 of them listed as Leading Individuals, including: Mark Andrews QC, Tony Baldanza, Brian Burkett, Michael Bourassa, Richard Clare, Stephen Clark, Rosalind Cooper, Geoff Cowper QC, Laurence Dunbar, Peter Feldberg, Douglas Gilbert, Brian Graves, John Grieve QC, Tannake Heersche, Jon Holmstrom, Brian Kelsall, Peter Kirby, Jon Levin, Peter Mantas, Robert McDowell, Barbara Miller, Ella Plotkin, Clifford Sosnow, John Turner, John Torrey, Stephen Whitehead and Charles Willms.

Finally, six partners were chosen as Next Generation lawyers including Karam Bayrakal, Koker Christensen, Tony Di Domenico, Brenden Hunter, Andrew Nunes and Krisztián Tóth.

A full review of the Firm’s rankings can be found here.

About The Legal 500

For the last 30 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world. Its rankings are based on the results of research, including written submissions from law firms, interviews with lawyers and feedback from client references. They highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.

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