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Lexpert names two Fasken Martineau partners "Rising Stars" in 2014

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Fasken Martineau announces that Christopher Bystrom and David Johnson have been named "Rising Stars" by Lexpert magazine.

Toronto (Canada) - Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that Christopher Bystrom and David Johnson have been named "Rising Stars" by Lexpert magazine.

"Congratulations to Chris and Dave on this well-deserved honour which recognizes their expertise, great dedication and undeniable contribution to the firm," said David Corbett, Fasken Martineau's Managing Partner.

Chris is an energy regulatory lawyer who is well known for his deep understanding of the firm's clients' business and for efficiently guiding them through complex regulatory processes. He has been named a "Future Star" in British Columbia for Energy and Natural Resources by Benchmark Canada, 2014.

Dave has excelled in his banking and finance practice since joining the firm in 1999. He has developed a strong reputation for hard work and dedication to the firm's clients, advising lenders and borrowers in numerous multi-jurisdictional and multi-currency complex corporate and commercial lending transactions.

The "Rising Stars" award honours Canada's leading lawyers under 40, focusing on their track record of success in legal practice, leadership and community involvement, contribution to the firm's success, business acumen, adaptability to change, education and credentials and skills as a team player.

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