McCarthy Tétrault strengthens its projects practice with the addition of Christopher Langdon

Toronto, October 1st, 2013 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that Christopher Langdon has joined the firm as a partner in Toronto. Mr. Langdon’s practice is focused on McCarthy Tétrault’s current growth areas of mining, oil & gas and energy and infrastructure projects. He will also provide senior finance support to the firm’s London office.

"Chris is an outstanding lawyer and we’re very excited to welcome him back to the firm," said Marc-André Blanchard, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of McCarthy Tétrault. "His impressive career began with his articling at McCarthy Tétrault and then working in our Toronto and London offices as an associate. Since then, he has accomplished exceptional work internationally, including leading the mining and metals group at Latham Watkins, a global law firm. He has become highly regarded for his expertise and is recognized globally as a leading lawyer. We are proud of all he has achieved."

"Chris has wide-reaching and deep experience in various aspects of projects, from finance to complex commercial arrangements," said Robert Brant, Managing Partner of McCarthy Tétrault’s London, U.K. office. "He is also highly regarded because he’s practical and collaborative — qualities that are always appreciated by our clients."

Mr. Langdon has worked as a lawyer in London, U.K. and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he gained significant experience in banking, financial restructuring, Islamic finance, joint ventures, off-takes and concessions. Most recently, he has been advising on major project financings and complex commercial arrangements for mining, energy and infrastructure projects in numerous jurisdictions around the world. Mr. Langdon has been recognized as a leading banking and finance practitioner in the 2011-2013 editions of Chambers Global.

McCarthy Tétrault’s Business Law Group is among the most sophisticated in Canada. The practice serves the full range of participants in the mining, oil & gas and energy and infrastructure sectors, in Canada and internationally. The group routinely advises on North America’s largest projects, and is also frequently engaged to advise on complex foreign legal issues relating to the development, structuring, financing and operation of large, successful projects globally.

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