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Bennett Jones adds two Toronto partners

Thursday, January 09, 2020 @ 8:58 AM | By John Chunn


Bennett Jones LLP announced that John Teolis and Suzana Lobo have joined the firm as partners in Toronto.

According to the firm’s press release, Teolis’ practice focuses on in banking and financial regulatory law in Canada. Lobo advises clients on transactions in all areas of banking and finance. She also advises financial institutions on regulatory matters. 

“John and Suzana will provide outstanding strategic advice to clients in the rapidly changing financial services industry,” said Hugh MacKinnon, chairman and chief executive officer of Bennett Jones.‎ “They have exceptional experience in regulatory law and complex transactions and bring a strong focus on relationships with clients. We are very pleased to welcome John and Suzana to the firm.”

Teolis’ practice focuses on regulatory law that governs financial institutions, corporate, commercial and consumer finance, banking, mergers and acquisitions, money transmission, information processing and payment processing. 

Lobo acts for banks, borrowers and financial institutions in complex secured and unsecured lending transactions — including international and cross-border financings, syndicated loan transactions, acquisition finance transactions, construction and real estate financings, equipment financings, project financings and debt restructuring transactions.