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McCarthy Tétrault’s International Trade Group Captures Top National and Global Rankings

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May 13, 2009

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

John W. Boscariol
Barbara A. McIsaac
Simon V. Potter
Orlando E. Silva
Brenda C. Swick




Toronto, May 13, 2009 — McCarthy Tétrault’s International Trade & Investment Law Group holds an impressive number of top rankings in national and global directories.

The 2009 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers ranks the firm in Band 1, its highest tier, for International Trade/World Trade Organization. Chambers identifies McCarthy Tétrault as having one of the most eminent trade and investment law practices in Canada and notes that the team "proactively goes beyond these prerequisites to understand a situation, taking local and global issues into account before delivering a range of viable options in an understandable way. Simon Potter holds the distinction as the only Canadian trade lawyer to receive a "Star" ranking. The publication also recognizes four other McCarthy Tétrault trade lawyers individually: Barbara McIsaac, John Boscariol, Orlando Silva and Brenda Swick.

Numerous other publications also rank team practitioners among the top trade and investment lawyers in the world, including Expert Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers: Best of the Best, Best Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2009, and Lexpert® Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada (International Trade).

The International Trade & Investment Law Group has an active practice advising on international trade and investment agreements, including NAFTA; the agreements of the World Trade Organization and bilateral investment treaties; trade remedies such as anti-dumping, countervail and safeguard actions; customs and tariff regulation; government procurement; anti-bribery legislation; and import and export trade and technology controls and economic sanctions. For more information on the group, please visit www.mccarthy.ca.

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[email protected]
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