McCarthy Tétrault to receive BCCLA Liberty Award for Excellence
May 10, 2013
Toronto, May 10, 2013 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that on June 12, the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) will honour the firm with the 2013 Liberty Award for Excellence in Legal Advocacy — Firm. The award recognizes the exceptional contributions made by partner Michael Feder and others in McCarthy Tétrault’s Vancouver office. Their involvements with the BCCLA include pro bono representation before all levels of court in matters relating to human rights and freedoms.
The BCCLA’s mandate is to preserve, defend, maintain and extend civil liberties and human rights in Canada. It was established in 1962, and is the oldest and most active civil liberties group in Canada. It is funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia and concerned citizens. The BCCLA’s Liberty Awards celebrate excellence in legal advocacy, journalism, the arts and youth activism, bringing together some of Canada’s preeminent social justice champions.
For more information about the awards, visit http://bccla.org/liberty-awards-gala
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 an integrated approach in the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.
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