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Sandrelli new managing partner of Dentons' Vancouver office

Thursday, July 06, 2017 @ 12:24 PM | By John Chunn

John Sandrelli has been named Dentons Vancouver office managing partner.

An accomplished business leader, Sandrelli brings more than 25 years of experience in corporate restructuring and reorganization matters to his clients. Most recently he made a substantial contribution to the firm as a member of the Canada region board and has contributed globally in roles with the Asia Pacific region of Dentons and its Global Advisory Committee.

“I am honoured to have been given the opportunity to lead the firm’s dedicated and talented professionals in Vancouver,” said Sandrelli. “With deep roots in Vancouver, and working with our global network, Dentons has a competitive advantage to be the law firm of the future now.”

“John is a strong and accomplished leader, and his knowledge of the firm, our people and our culture, make him the ideal choice for managing partner of our Vancouver office,” said Beth Wilson, Dentons’ Canada CEO.

“We would like to thank Lori Mathison for her dedicated service, strong leadership and many significant contributions to the firm through a period of rapid change and dramatic transformation. We are grateful to Lori for her leadership as our Vancouver managing partner in enhancing our brand and deepening our reputation in the B.C. business community and beyond, and in contributing to the influential role of Vancouver and Canada in Dentons globally,” continued Wilson. “We wish Lori the best of luck with her role as president and CEO of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia.”

Sandrelli has authored, presented and published several articles and papers in the insolvency and creditors’ rights areas. He is a past contributing author to the Annual Review of Insolvency Law. As well, he is a member of the editorial boards of the National Insolvency Review and National Creditor Debtor Review, and is a member (and recently appointed board member) of the Insolvency Institute of Canada.

He is also a board member of the Risk Management Association, a member of the International Insolvency Institute, the insolvency sections of the Turnaround Management Association, the International Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.