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About

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Chair of the Partnership Board: Katherin Pollock
Firm Managing Partner: Peter Feldberg
Number of partners worldwide: 441
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 305
Languages: English, French. Many lawyers and staff are also fluent in other languages spoken in business circles worldwide

Firm Overview:
Fasken is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With more than 700 lawyers in 10 offices across four continent Fasken offers experience and expertise across a wide range of industries and practice areas to suit the needs of organisations worldwide. The London office serves clients in the mining, energy, infrastructure and banking sectors, principally in respect of capital markets transactions, corporate/commercial matters, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, and public-private partnerships. Fasken works in Africa, Europe, North and South America, as well as the CIS and China.

Main Areas of Practice:

Mining:
Fasken has earned an unparalleled reputation in the mining industry and handles all aspects therein, including assisting clients in structuring transactions to promote cross-border efficiencies, reduce exposure to political and regulatory risk and facilitate financing.

Securities & M&A:
Fasken advises private and listed corporations on corporate financing and M&A deals, including takeover bids, asset and share acquisitions, public-private partnerships and other joint venture transactions.

Energy & Environment:
Fasken advises clients in energy law, commercial law, regulatory law, capital markets, equity and debt financing, construction law and environmental law, including development and operation of energy projects, First Nations agreements, M&A transactions, financings, carbon markets and contaminated sites.

Infrastructure & PPP:

Fasken advises on multi-faceted projects, acting for public and private sector clients, working extensively with proponents, consortia, constructors, lenders, other private sector project participants and authorities at all levels of government.

Real Estate:
Fasken acts for major real estate investors and developers, pension funds, pension fund advisors, REITs, financial institutions, public organisations, public hospitals, lenders, and owners/operators and developers of office buildings, retail shopping centres, outlet centres, industrial projects, residential complexes and infrastructure projects.

Taxation:

Home to one of Canada’s largest tax practices, Fasken provides expertise in tax advice, planning, advocacy and dispute resolution relating to all income, commodity and customs tax issues, and cross-border advisory and transactional tax matters.

Intellectual Property:
Fasken advises on IP portfolio management, assistance with product development, securing of IP registrations as needed, licensing and sale of IP assets, and advice on branding and management of domain names.

TMT:
Fasken advises on technology and e-commerce matters including large technology procurement projects, outsourcing, licensing, software implementation, software development, privacy, outsourcing, joint ventures, technology-related financings. The firm also works with start-up companies and early stage entrepreneurs as well as angel, venture capital, private equity and public venture capital firms. Fasken represents wireline and wireless telecomms carriers, resellers and telecoms service providers, internet service providers, new media undertakings, radio and television broadcasters, Canadian pay and speciality services, non-Canadian satellite services, cable television, satellite distributors, and independent producers.

Financial Services:
Banking is a core pillar of the Canadian economy, and as such Fasken advises the entire spectrum of the country’s financial services industry, from bank and insurance regulation, to lending and project finance.

Labour, Employment & Human Rights:
Fasken provides business solutions to employers in all aspects of labour and employment law and with advice before arbitration boards, provincial and federal labour boards, tribunals and international courts.

Indigenous Law:
Fasken represents clients on issues that arise out of claims of treaty and Indigenous rights, by First Nations, Inuit and Métis people.

Private Client Services:
Fasken provides legal solutions to individuals, families and their private businesses, by bringing a multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach to the complex personal, estate, family and business issues of private clients.

International Work:
Fasken is a global law firm with over 700 lawyers and offices in London, Beijing, Vancouver, Surrey, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Québec City and Johannesburg.

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This firm is also ranked in:

UK 2022 Canada 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

Contributions

Total 3 contributions

Law and Practice

Employment 2021 in Canada

Authors: David Wong, Alexandra MacCarthy, Shelby Boehm

Law and Practice

TMT 2021 in Canada

Authors: Laurence Dunbar, Scott Prescott, Bruce Tattrie, Christopher Ferguson

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Aboriginal Law
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Banking & Finance
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Capital Markets
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Corporate/M&A
Band 4
Disputes (International & Cross-Border)
Band 3
Energy: Power
Band 4

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Charles F Willms
Senior Statespeople
Kevin O'Callaghan
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John W Torrey
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Jon J Holmstrom
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Marc Novello
Band 4
Thomas Meagher
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Top Ranked Lawyers

Senior Statespeople
Charles F WillmsAboriginal Law
Jon LevinCorporate/M&A
Robert ParéCorporate/M&A
Eminent Practitioners
Peter FeldbergEnergy: Power (Regulatory)
Blaize VanceProjects & Energy
Band 1
John W TorreyBanking & Finance
Rosalind CooperEnvironment
Clifford SosnowInternational Trade/WTO
John S M TurnerMining (International & Cross-Border)
Michael J BourassaMining (International & Cross-Border)
Laurence DunbarTelecoms, Media & Broadcasting
Band 2
Geoffrey Cowper QCDispute Resolution: Litigation
Peter KirbyInternational Trade/WTO
Brian C KelsallProject Finance
Ashen JugooProjects & Energy
Lara BezuidenhoudtProjects & Energy
John F Grieve QCRestructuring/Insolvency
Jay Kerr-WilsonTelecoms, Media & Broadcasting

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Johannesburg

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Suite 2400, Bay Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay Street

Bay Adelaide Centre, Box 20

Toronto

Ontario

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M5H 2T6

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