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Chambers UK 2018 features Fasken in Energy and Natural Resources

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Two mining Partners ranked as notable practitioners

London (United Kingdom)Fasken is pleased to announce that its London office is recognized by the Chambers UK 2018 guide in the area of Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: International - UK-wide. Two Partners, Al Gourley and Thomas Wexler, are also profiled.

Listed as having some of the most established names in global mining work, Fasken’s London office is highlighted in the guide for offering clients a range of in-depth expertise in mining and project finance. The Firm’s commercial approach and its lawyers’ broad legal skills are seen as major strengths.

The London office’s Managing Partner, Al Gourley, is ranked as a notable practitioner, regarded as very pragmatic and able to deal with issues quickly and effectively. Thomas Wexler is also listed as a notable practitioner, given his substantial experience advising lenders, sponsors and governments on mining projects.

This recognition is a testament to the significant work of the London office, and the mining group globally. With over 150 years’ experience providing clients with full-service mining and business law guidance, Fasken’s Global Mining Group has earned an unparalleled reputation in the industry. With extensive experience and resources available internationally across Canada, Africa, Europe and Latin America, they oversee the international dimensions that characterize many mining industry transactions, providing clients with the expertise and timely advice that they have come to expect from Fasken.

About Chambers UK 2018

Chambers UK 2018 features over 50 cities and counties in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It covers over 70 specialist areas of law, with the most developed practice areas being Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. Cities are grouped by regions, so clients can compare firms across a broader geographic area. The guide has the most in-depth coverage on London, given it’s the UK’s largest legal market. Chambers UK 2018 is published annually every October and recommends top lawyers and law firms.

About Fasken

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