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Cassels Welcomes Brenda C. Swick


Cassels is pleased to announce that Brenda C. Swick has joined the firm as a key partner in our Business Law Group, with particular expertise in international trade and investment law.

Brenda Swick assists clients in understanding how to expand and protect their business at home and abroad under the myriad of Canada’s international trade and investment agreements and is one of Canada’s leading practitioners in her field.

Her practice focuses on economic sanctions, export, import and technology transfer controls, defence trade controls, blocking measures, national security measures, antidumping, countervail and safeguard measures, customs and tariffs, government contracting and anti-corruption enforcement and compliance. She also represents clients in anti dumping and countervailing duty investigations before the Canada Border Services Agency, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal. In addition, Brenda offers extensive expertise in government contracting, enforcement & compliance, litigation, anti-corruption and government relations.

For over 20 years, Brenda has successfully litigated high-profile cases and has advised governments and private sector clients in more than 15 WTO dispute resolution proceedings. She was formerly counsel to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and was appointed as an expert arbitrator under Chapter 19 of NAFTA.

Brenda is recognized by such authorities as Chambers Canada, Chambers Global and Who’s Who Legal.

We are excited to welcome Brenda to our team. She will be based in our Toronto office.