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Blaney McMurtry promotes three associates to partner

Thursday, February 06, 2020 @ 11:08 AM | By John Chunn


Blaney McMurtry LLP announced that three associates have become partners of the firm.

According to the firm’s press release, Stephen Gaudreau is a member of the firm’s commercial litigation group. He provides counsel for shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, contract disputes, construction law, injunctions and enforcement of judgments. His clients range from multinational corporations to family owned businesses, and he has worked on complex claims ranging from mining cases to oppression remedy cases.

Ryan Kniznik is a member of the family law group. His practice is exclusively in the area of family law, including complex matters such as child and spousal support, property ownership and division issues, as well as parenting matters. He has appeared in all levels of court in Ontario, including several matters before the Court of Appeal and has acted as counsel in many reported decisions.

Hasan Naqvi is a member of the corporate & commercial group. He advises clients on business structures, tax efficient corporate reorganizations, regulatory and compliance matters, secured financing transactions, as well as purchase and sale transactions. He has acted for purchasers and vendors in various mergers and acquisitions deals and represented clients in the acquisition and financing of solar projects in Ontario. He has also represented startups and emerging growth companies in the private equity and venture capital sector. Naqvi has successfully assisted in tax deferred rollovers as well as estate freezes for several owner-managers.