McCarthy Tétrault Strengthens Business Law Group with Addition of Ranjeev Dhillon and Rami Chalabi

Toronto, November 12, 2018 - McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that Ranjeev Dhillon and Rami Chalabi have joined as partners and will lead its national Cannabis Law Group from the Toronto office.

Ranjeev Dhillon offers diverse corporate and commercial expertise, unparalleled industry insights and deep relationships within the high-growth Cannabis Law sector. Ranjeev has advised on an impressive portfolio of cannabis clients across all levels of the Canadian cannabis market, including private, public, domestic and international clients that include non-profits, applicants, cultivators, consultants, asset managers and investment banks and joint venture partners. Regarded as market leader within the industry, Ranjeev was recently recognized by Chambers Canada as a Band 1 Cannabis Law lawyer.

Left to Right: Rami Chalabi, Ranjeev Dhillon
Left to Right: Rami Chalabi and Ranjeev Dhillon

Rami Chalabi will also join McCarthy Tétrault as a partner with a dynamic corporate and commercial practice. Rami focuses on both public and private M&A, strategic alliances, joint ventures, securities law and capital markets transactions. He works with a diverse range of clients in the Canadian cannabis industry across the value chain.

“The addition of Ranjeev and Rami puts our national Cannabis Law Group in a strong leadership position, increasing the firm’s presence in all major markets” said Dave Leonard, CEO of McCarthy Tétrault. 

“It is energizing to see a firm that has made such an important contribution to Canada’s business landscape taking a leadership role in emerging and dynamic markets,” said Ranjeev Dhillon. “McCarthy Tétrault’s integrated platform and unparalleled geographic reach will benefit clients from across all areas of the Canadian Cannabis industry, providing legal and business expertise to ensure long-term success.”

McCarthy Tétrault’s Cannabis Law Group distinguishes itself in the industry with extensive experience advising innovators and fostering connections with key stakeholders. The team consists of market leaders who are acutely familiar with the new regulatory structures, intense competition, and transformative environment facing clients within the cannabis industry.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP 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 as well as in New York City and London, UK.

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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