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McCarthy Tétrault Partners Doug Yoshida and Sean Collins Appointed as King’s Counsel in Alberta

McCarthy Tétrault congratulates partners Douglas T. Yoshida and Sean Collins on their appointments as King’s Counsel (K.C.) in Alberta. These prestigious appointments are awarded to lawyers who have made a significant contribution to the legal profession or public life in the province, as determined by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

A panel comprised of members of the judiciary, legal community peers, and representatives from the Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General rigorously evaluates nominees. The assessment is determined by multiple factors, including leadership in the legal field, professional proficiency, ethical conduct, involvement in the administration of justice, community engagement, commitment to equality, and more.

Doug, the Litigation Group Practice Lead in Calgary, specializes in corporate-commercial disputes within the energy sector. Doug has extensive experience at all Alberta court levels, including chambers, trials, and appeals, and he also excels in mediations, and administrative and arbitration hearings. Energy companies, both private and public, frequently seek Doug's expertise for his deep industry insight and his ability to devise strategic, effective resolutions to intricate business conflicts.

Sean heads the Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice in Calgary, and is recognized for his adept strategic counsel in reorganizations, debt restructurings, and insolvency proceedings. His expertise spans advising a diverse clientele, including debtors, creditors, asset acquirers, financial institutions, lenders, monitors, receivers, trustees, and private equity firms specializing in distressed assets. Renowned for his inventive, business-savvy strategies, Sean effectively navigates CCAA proceedings and complex restructurings, serving clients across various industries in Canada and the US.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, providing strategic and industry-focused advice and solutions for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London.

Built on an integrated approach to 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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