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Fasken chosen as Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal

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Toronto (Canada) – For the tenth time, Fasken has been recognized as the world’s top Global Mining Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal for 2018, which is also the Firm’s fourth consecutive win.

It is an incredible accomplishment, since the Firm has won more than any other law firm in the world, solidifying it as the leading provider of legal services to the mining sector. This year’s award was presented last night at the Who’s Who Legal Awards ceremony in London, UK.

“What distinguishes Fasken is our commitment to deliver proactive, consistent and top caliber legal advice covering all aspects of the mining sector, from exploration through to production,” commented John Turner, Head of Fasken’s Global Mining Group.

Manoeuvering the dynamics and cycles of the mining industry since 1890, Fasken advises on complex mining projects throughout the globe We have earned an unparalleled reputation of providing clients with full-service mining and business law guidance. These high-profile transactions in 2017, are just a few examples of that:

  • First Quantum Minerals Inc. closes C$2.2 billion senior bond offering
  • Orion Mine Finance completes the sale of C$1.25 billion Royalty Portfolio to Osisko Gold Royalties
  • Richmont Mines Inc. announces US$770 million sale to Alamos Gold
  • Eldorado Gold Corporation closes 100% share ownership of Integra Gold Corp

About Who’s Who Legal

Who’s Who Legal is a strategic research partner of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law. Who’s Who Legal’s 2018 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 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 challenges, providing exceptional value and putting clients at the centre of all we do. For additional information, please visit our website at

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