The Firm received Band 1 rankings in the following areas:
- Aboriginal Law (Canada)
- Mining - International & Cross-Border (Canada)
- Telecommunications & Broadcasting (Canada)
59 of the Firm’s lawyers are ranked in 25 areas of practice. Ten of these lawyers received top-tier status as leaders in their respective areas:
- Rosalind Cooper (Environment)
- Michael Bourassa (Mining - International & Cross-Border)
- Laurence Dunbar (Telecommunications & Broadcasting)
- Peter Feldberg (Energy: Power - Regulatory)
- Robert Paré (Corporate/M&A)
- Clifford Sosnow (International Trade/WTO)
- John Torrey (Banking & Finance)
- John Turner (Mining - International & Cross-Border)
- Blaize Vance (Projects & Energy)
- Charles Willms (Aboriginal Law)
A full review of the Firm’s rankings can be found in the online guide.
Fasken’s Aboriginal (Indigenous) Law group has the benefit of being involved from the very beginning of the development of Aboriginal law in Canada and has an extensive experience with successfully defending challenges to permits and licenses by judicial review and by pursuing practical and efficient injunctions to allow projects to continue development.
Fasken’s Global Mining group has an unparalleled international reputation in the industry. With more than 150 years of mining industry experience, we assist our clients in structuring transactions to promote cross-border efficiencies, reduce exposure to political and regulatory risk, and facilitate financing. Fasken’s Global Mining Group is organized as an industry group with a team that is skilled and experienced in all the various legal services required by mining clients, from exploration through development to operation and closure.
The Telecommunications & Broadcasting is a leader in telecommunications and broadcasting law in Canada. It regularly advises on regulatory matters before the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) and the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. The group deals with spectrum issues before ISED with respect to the commercial mobile, fixed wireless and satellite markets. It regularly advises telecommunications service providers and carriers on market access, registration and licensing issues. The team represents a diverse range of clients, including wireless, wireline, cable, IPTV and satellite television providers, telecommunications service providers including satellite carriers, Internet service providers, resellers, broadcasters, digital media suppliers and hardware manufacturers. It has extensive experience advising utilities such as electricity utilities and other service suppliers such as airports on strategies to leverage their communications infrastructure.
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