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16 Canadians among 46 promoted worldwide by Norton Rose Fulbright

Wednesday, January 02, 2019 @ 11:58 AM | By John Chunn


Sixteen Canadians were among the 46 promotions worldwide announced by global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright on Jan. 2.

The promotions are being made across 10 of Norton Rose Fulbright’s global practice groups: corporate, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and securities (13); banking and finance (10); antitrust and competition (4); intellectual property (IP) (4); dispute resolution and litigation (4); employment and labour (3); insurance (2); projects (2); real estate (2); risk advisory (1) and tax (1).

Female partners account for 39 per cent of the promotions globally (18 out of 46).

Peter Martyr, global chief executive commented: “I am delighted to welcome the new partners who will play a key role in the future development of the business. These promotions underline our commitment to our industry strengths and practice areas. The partners will continue to support clients across our sectors and help achieve the firm’s global ambitions. Congratulations to all those promoted.”

The new Canadian partners, whose promotions are effective Jan. 1, 2019, and their offices are as follows:

Toronto: Matthew Bernardo (corporate, M&A and securities); Daniel Daniele (IP); Christopher J. Hunter (employment and labour); Matthew Lippa (banking and finance); Amanda Plastina (banking and finance); and David Ng (IP).

Ottawa: Oliver Moore (real estate).

Montreal: Chantal Arsenault (employment and labour/immigration); Emmanuel Grondin (corporate, M&A and securities); Caroline Larouche (dispute resolution and litigation); and Meghan Stewart (corporate, M&A and securities).

Quebec: Bernard Gaudreau (tax).

Calgary: John Cassell (dispute resolution and litigation); Matthew Longstaff (banking and finance); and Lincoln Mitchell (corporate, M&A and securities).

Vancouver: Mat Brechtel (IP).