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Forty-eight Fasken Lawyers featured in IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2018

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Toronto (Canada) – Our Firm is included in the 2018 edition of the IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide for worldwide leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers.

Of the 48 lawyers profiled, 22 are “Highly Regarded”: Lara Bezuidenhoudt, Stephen Clark, Johan Coetzee, Stephen Erlichman, Brian Graves, John Grieve, Tanneke Heersche, Jon Holmstrom, Ashen Jugoo, Aubrey Kauffman, Brian Kelsall, Neil Kravitz, Robert McDowell, Marc Novello, Angela Onesi, Bill Orr, Ella Plotkin, Rubin Rapuch, John SabettiRichard Steinberg and John Torrey. Blaize Vance, Managing Partner of the Johannesburg office, is ranked as a “Leading Lawyer” in the areas of Energy & Infrastructure, Project Development and Project Finance.

Eleven practice areas are ranked across Canada, London and Johannesburg with Project Development - Infrastructure and Project Finance ranked as Tier 1 in South Africa. The full list of ranked lawyers and practice areas can be found here.

The Financial and Corporate guide is the main IFLR1000 research project and includes banking, capital markets, M&A, private equity, project development, project finance, restructuring and insolvency. Recognition by IFLR1000 demonstrates the strength of the business and legal experience of our Firm’s Banking and Finance, Corporate Finance and M&A groups.

About IFLR1000

The IFLR1000 is the guide to the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. The first rankings were published in 1990. Currently, 120 jurisdictions worldwide are researched.

About Fasken

Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and 10 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value and putting clients at the centre of all we do. For additional information, please visit the firm’s website at

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