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Fasken Named Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal for 13th Time and Michael Bourassa Received the Mining Lawyer of the Year Award

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Toronto (Canada) – Fasken received significant accolades at the Who’s Who Legal 2021 Awards. For the thirteenth time, Fasken has been recognized as the world’s top Global Mining Law Firm of the Year. This is the Firm’s seventh consecutive win, receiving this award more times than any other law firm in the world. Further, Fasken partner Michael Bourassa was presented with the Lawyer of the Year Award in the Mining category.

Fasken has earned an unparalleled reputation in the mining industry, providing clients with full-service legal guidance for more than 150 years. Maneuvering the dynamics and cycles of the mining industry, Fasken advises on complex mining projects throughout the globe.

Widely recognized for his mining expertise, Michael Bourassa has been ranked in several leading legal publications including Chambers Global, Chambers Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. He has also been named by Who's Who Legal "Mining Lawyer of the Year" in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017, and has been recognized in their International Who's Who of Mining Lawyers, for more than 13 consecutive years.

About Who’s Who Legal
Who’s Who Legal is a strategic research partner of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law. The Who’s Who Legal 2021 award winners are selected based upon a comprehensive, independent survey of both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only firms and practitioners who have met independent international research criteria are considered.

About Fasken

Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 800 lawyers and 10 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical and innovative legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value. For additional information, please visit our website at


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