McCarthy Tétrault’s Awanish Sinha receives 2014 SABA Legal Excellence Award

Toronto, November 25, 2014 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that partner Awanish Sinha will be awarded the 2014 South Asian Bar Association (SABA) Legal Excellence Award for his professional achievements and contribution to the profession. Mr. Sinha will receive the honour at the SABA Legal Awards gala in Toronto on Thursday evening, which will include an address by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau. The awards celebrate leadership, excellence and diversity within the South Asian legal community.

“We are exceptionally proud of Awanish on this achievement,” said Paul Boniferro, Partner and National Leader, Practices and People of McCarthy Tétrault. “His passion for the practice of law is matched by his commitment to our firm and its priorities of excellence, diversity and innovation. He is always committed to exceeding the needs of his clients and the expectations of his mentors and takes an innovative approach to promoting diversity at our firm. Awanish is an influencer to his very core in the legal industry, the Canadian business sphere and within our offices.”

Mr. Sinha is a partner in the McCarthy Tétrault’s litigation group in Toronto. He acts for corporations on the cutting edge of major public/private projects. His work in infrastructure demonstrates a new model of litigator and has earned the reputation of being a trusted advisor during project development and an innovative advisor in project disputes. Mr. Sinha is the past President (2010) of the Lawyers Club in Toronto, and is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association, and the North American South Asian Bar Association (NASABA).

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