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Fasken lawyer Kadiatou Sow awarded YBM Lawyer of the Year - Corporate Law by the Young Bar of Montreal

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The talent of our next generation is recognized once again!

Montréal (Canada) - Fasken is proud to announce that Kadiatou Sow was named YBM Lawyer of the Year - Corporate Law during the Gala JBM “Les leaders de demain” (available in French only), held two weeks ago at the Théâtre St-James. This event is a unique occasion to showcase the next generation within the legal profession.

The Distinction trophy is awarded to winners of the Gala JBM “Les leaders de demain” by the Young Bar of Montreal (YBM) in recognition of their excellence and leadership. Winners are chosen according to strict selection criteria, such as their excellence, professional and personal accomplishments, vision and perspectives, and social commitment.

Mrs. Sow is an associate of the Corporate/Commercial group with the Montréal office. She focuses on mergers and acquisitions and equity financing. Mrs. Sow has acted on behalf of startups and multinationals in relation to local and international transactions.

The Corporate/Commercial group is committed to offering a vast array of creative, customized and cost-effective services in virtually all areas of corporate and commercial law, nationally and internationally,

About the Young Bar of Montreal

Founded in 1898, the Young Bar of Montreal represents 5,000 lawyers registered in Montréal, with ten years or less of call to the Barreau du Québec. It protects and promotes the interests of its members and aspires to improve access to justice and give back to the community.

About Fasken

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