McCarthy Tétrault’s Roger Taplin wins Client Choice Award from International Law Office

Toronto, February 23, 2012 — McCarthy Tétrault partner Roger Taplin has been honoured with a 2012 Client Choice Award for Canada from International Law Office (ILO). Mr. Taplin was recognized for his outstanding service to clients in Canada’s Energy & Natural Resources sector, a testament to his commitment to client service excellence. Winners are assessed on criteria including quality of legal advice, commercial awareness, effective communication, sharing of expertise and response time.

"We are so proud of Roger for being chosen by his clients in receiving this award from ILO," said Paul Boniferro, National Leader, Practices and People at McCarthy Tétrault. "Awards like these recognize what we strive for at the firm every day: providing the highest level of service to our clients and consequently delivering the best results."

Roger Taplin is a partner in McCarthy Tétrault’s Business Law Group and is the co-leader of the firm’s Global Mining Group, based in Vancouver. Mr. Taplin’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and securities in the mining sector. Some of his most notable clients have included Rio Tinto plc, Anglo American plc, Hunter Dickinson Inc., Thompson Creek Metals and Gold Fields Ltd. to name a few.

ILO’s Client Choice awards recognize law firms and individual lawyers in more than 45 jurisdictions worldwide for adding real value to their clients’ businesses. This year’s winners were chosen from assessments completed by more than 2,000 corporate counsel around the world. The International Law Office Client Choice Awards recognize those law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. Initially awarded just to law firms, this is only the third year the awards have recognized individual lawyers.

For more information about the ILO Client Choice Awards and the ILO Client Choice Guide, please click here.

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, U.K.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.