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Cassels Brock expands Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary offices

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 3:58 PM | By John Chunn


Cassels Brock has beefed up its Toronto team with the hiring of 10 associates. The firm also added a pair of associates in Vancouver and one in its Calgary office.

New faces in Toronto and their practice areas are:

Gaurav Ananad, corporate and security law. In the fall of 2016, Anand spent a semester on exchange at the University of Hong Kong studying international and Chinese corporate law.
Lucas Blair, real estate and development. His practice involves all aspects of commercial real estate including project development, acquisitions and dispositions, leasing and secured lending.
Tegan O’Brien, advocacy group. O’Brien has a broad corporate and commercial practice with specialization in a variety of areas including contract disputes, franchise litigation, competition law and regulatory matters.
Jasmine Qin, business law group. Qin’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, regulatory compliance and general corporate and securities law matters. Qin represents investment dealers and public and private companies across a range of industries, with particular emphasis on mining and cannabis.
Meghan Rourke, advocacy group. Rourke has a broad corporate and commercial litigation practice and offers experience in a variety of areas including municipal and environmental law, contract disputes and intellectual property matters.
David Singh, business law group. Singh’s practice concerns M&A, private equity investments, securities, corporate finance and general corporate and commercial law.
Sam Sokoloff, business law group. Sokoloff has a diverse practice that focuses on advising public and private companies on M&A, securities and corporate finance, as well as IP, franchising and regulatory issues.
Florence Lau, business law group. Her practice focuses on public and private M&A, securities offerings and general corporate and commercial law.
Conrad Lee, business law group. Lee’s practice concerns M&A, private equity investments, securities, corporate finance and general corporate and commercial law.
Richard Ngo, financial services group. Ngo’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial law, including representing lenders and borrowers involved in domestic and cross-border lending transactions, and corporate reorganizations.

New to the firm’s Vancouver office and their areas of practice:

Winda Fung, financial services group. Fung has been involved in a variety of corporate transactions, corporate finance matters, M&A and domestic and cross-border lending transactions.
Laith Sarhan, business law group. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law matters, including private placements, continuous disclosure obligations, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory compliance. Sarhan has experience involving both public and private companies.

Joining the Calgary office:

Robert Hamilton, business law group. Hamilton’s practice focuses on general corporate and commercial law, with experience in securities, M&A and corporate governance matters. Before joining Cassels Brock as an associate, he articled with another national law firm. During this time, Hamilton gained valuable experience assisting on a wide range of corporate transactions involving both public and private companies and contributed to papers on oil and gas and employment law.