Toronto (Canada) - Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that it has been named North American “Legal Advisor of the Year” by P3 Bulletin taking the top “gold” award at the P3 Awards ceremony held October 8 in New York City.
The P3 Awards recognize and reward outstanding achievements in public-private partnerships across the Americas. Shortlisted among 14 of the major infrastructure firms in the Americas, the firm took the top award.
“Fasken Martineau is extremely pleased to be named North American P3 Legal Advisor of the Year. We are proud to be recognized in the area of P3 development in the US and Canada. This award positions the firm and our PPP group at the forefront of project development acknowledging us as innovative leaders in the Canadian and US P3 market,” said Peter Feldberg, managing partner of Fasken Martineau.
The panel of judges remarked that: “Fasken Martineau has demonstrated a clear breadth of knowledge and understanding both of the local contexts in which projects are procured and also of the way in which the P3 model can be developed and adapted to fit those circumstances.” The judges said “they were also impressed by the firm’s diverse dealflow, which was not limited to its home market of Canada.”
In addition to the Legal Advisor of the Year award, the Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement Project won for Best Transport Project. Fasken Martineau acted as counsel to the winning consortium of Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners.
Fasken Martineau’s Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships Group works extensively with proponents, consortia, constructors, lenders and other private sector project participants, as well as authorities in multiple jurisdictions at the federal, provincial, state and municipal government levels in the US and Canada.
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Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With more than 770 lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, London, Paris and Johannesburg. For additional information, please visit the firm’s website at www.fasken.com.