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Twelve McCarthy Tétrault Lawyers Named "Lawyer of the Year" in Best Lawyers in Canada 2012 Guide



Toronto, October 20, 2011 — McCarthy Tétrault is proud that 12 of our lawyers have been recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" for their respective practice areas in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada. Firm partners who have received this honour are:

  • François Amyot — Québec City Corporate Lawyer of the Year
  • Richard J. Balfour — Vancouver Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year
  • Philippe H. Bélanger — Montréal Corporate and Commercial Litigation Lawyer of the Year
  • Michel Deschamps — Montréal Project Finance Lawyer of the Year
  • Byran Gibson QC — Vancouver Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year and Project Finance Lawyer of the Year
  • Hilary E. Laidlaw — Toronto Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year
  • Marc J. MacMullin — Toronto Structured Finance Lawyer of the Year
  • Robert P. Metcalfe — Montréal Structured Finance Lawyer of the Year
  • Matthew D. Peters — Vancouver Technology Lawyer of the Year
  • Simon V. Potter — Montréal International Arbitration Lawyer of the Year
  • Barry B. Sookman —Toronto Technology Lawyer of the Year
  • Gérald R. Tremblay QC — Montréal Administrative and Public Lawyer of the Year

For more than 25 years, Best Lawyers has compiled its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community can be honoured as the Lawyer of the Year for 2012 for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. This is the third year in a row that Gérald Tremblay has been recognized by the guide as a "Lawyer of the Year."

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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For further information, or to request an interview with a McCarthy Tétrault lawyer, please contact:

Orna Dobner
416-601-7684
[email protected]
Hélène Sansoucy
514-875-1789
[email protected]
 

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