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Cassels Lawyers Recognized by IFLR1000


The most recent edition of IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms has recognized multiple Cassels lawyers as both leaders and rising stars in their fields.

Rankings are determined by client and peer feedback and transactional evidence. Clients interviewed about the firm noted that: “They are more aggressive than other firms in Canada and very dependable in delivering what they promised.”

In alphabetical order, the Cassels lawyers included in the 2018 edition of IFLR1000 are:

  • Joseph Bellissimo – Restructuring & Insolvency (Rising Star)
  • Mark Bennett –Capital Markets, Investment Funds, Energy & Infrastructure, Banking, Project Finance and M&A (Highly Regarded)
  • John Birch – Financial Restructuring (Rising Star)
  • Jake Bullen –Capital Markets and M&A (Rising Star)
  • Gordon Chambers – Capital Markets, Energy & Infrastructure and M&A (Leading Lawyer)
  • Stephen Dvorak – Financial Restructuring (Rising Star)
  • Alexandra Iliopoulos – Capital Markets and M&A (Rising Star)
  • Ryan Jacobs – Restructuring & Insolvency (Leading Lawyer)
  • John Jason – Financial Services Regulatory (Highly Regarded)
  • Shayne Kukulowicz – Restructuring & Insolvency (Leading Lawyer)
  • Alison Manzer – Banking (Leading Lawyer)
  • Kenton Rein – Mergers & Acquisitions (Rising Star)
  • Jeffrey Roy – Capital Markets, Energy & Infrastructure and M&A (Leading Lawyer)
  • Paul Stein – Energy & Infrastructure and M&A (Leading Lawyer)
  • David Ward – Financial Restructuring (Rising Star)
  • Michael Wunder – Financial Restructuring (Rising Star)

The following practitioners are also recognized as Notable Practitioners for their work on matters of interest throughout the year:

  • David Budd
  • Lindsay Clements
  • Jay Goldman
  • Cathy Mercer

The firm is also ranked for its strength in the areas of: Banking, Capital Markets, Financial Services (Regulatory), M&A and Restructuring & Insolvency.

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