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Fasken Clients Win Big at the 2021 Canadian Law Awards

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Toronto (Canada) - Fasken’s client work was awarded in two categories at the 2021 Canadian Law Awards, announced during the online event yesterday.



Fasken’s client work was recognized for the following:


  • Gold Winner “Insolvency & Restructuring Deal of the Year” - CCAA Restructuring of Cirque du Soleil
  • Gold Winner “Commercial Litigation Team of the Year” - Attorney General of British Columbia v. Attorney General of Canada (B.C.)

These awards reconfirm the exceptional client work of the Firm’s Insolvency & Restructuring and Litigation & Dispute Resolution groups.


Fasken has one of the largest groups in Canada focusing exclusively on insolvency and restructuring, with highly ranked practitioners sitting in all of Canada’s major centres. The Firm’s clients include debtors, lenders and accounting and advisory firms acting as court-appointed monitors, receivers and information officers in insolvency proceedings. Fasken lawyers also regularly advise purchasers, investors, lenders and others in transactions with insolvent debtors. They are also regularly involved in leading court cases and have appeared on many of the most cited cases in Canadian insolvency law.


Fasken’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution group delivers successful and creative strategies tailored to client goals. By emphasising strategy the group places solutions ahead of problems and outcomes ahead of process. Acting for a wide spectrum of clients including large Canadian and multinational companies, governments, smaller businesses and individuals, all of which benefit from the sound principles the group has developed to succeed on their behalf.


About the Canadian Law Awards

The Canadian Law Awards recognize the nation's leading law firms, in-house legal teams, individuals, deals and cases over the past year. The Awards research team reviewed all nominations, applying its own knowledge and some third-party information, to identify the outstanding firms, teams, individuals, deals or cases in each category that received an ‘’Excellence Award.” The second phase of the research process involved the ‘’Excellence Awards’’ nominations material being forwarded to the extensive independent judging panel for scoring against strict criteria. Judges' scores were aggregated to produce a single 'Gold Winner' in each category that was announced during the online Canadian Law Awards event on May 20, 2021.


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