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Seventy-two Fasken Martineau lawyers are recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2017

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The Firm is profiled in 27 areas of practice across the country

Toronto (Canada) – Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that 72 lawyers are highlighted in the 2017 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Canada. The guide features the Firm in 27 practice areas of law across the country, being newly featured in Real Estate this year. 

The list includes 20 new lawyer rankings for the Firm, and nine of our lawyers are ranked as a “Most Highly Regarded Individual” in nine fields: John Beardwood (TMT), Michael Bourassa (Mining), Brian Burkett (Labour and Employment), Elena Hoffstein (Private Client), Brian Kelsall (Project Finance), Robert Paré (Capital Markets and M&A), Peter Pliszka (Product Liability Defence), John Torrey (Banking) and John Turner (Mining). 

Who’s Who Legal has been identifying the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law since 1996. Fasken Martineau consistently makes the list, being called “a heavyweight player” in the Canadian market. The guide confirms the Firm’s ability to “provide top-quality counsel to clients at every stage of business.” 

A full review of the Firm’s rankings this year can be viewed here

About Who’s Who Legal  

Who’s Who Legal features over 17,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers from over 100 national jurisdictions. It serves as a reference point for companies looking for expert lawyers. All award recipients were chosen based upon comprehensive, independent research with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.