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Jonathan Freeman and Frank Robinson Honoured as 2017 Lexpert Rising Stars!


Congratulations to partners Jonathan Freeman and Frank Robinson on being named 2017 Lexpert Rising Stars!

Jonathan was recognized for his work financing all real estate asset classes, including many of Canada’s largest seniors’ housing projects, hotels, office buildings, shopping centres and multi-family residential apartment complexes and his active interest in veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, specifically with their transition from military to civilian life. Learn more about Jonathan here.

Frank was honoured for his work on behalf of some of the most well-known franchising companies in the market, including Dairy Queen, Wendy’s, Burger King and Tim Hortons as well as his proven range of experience, acting as franchise counsel to companies across various industries, and for his contributions to the Franchise Law community, including co-chairing the Canadian Franchise Association’s Law Day and acting as co-editor of the International Journal of Franchising Law. Learn more about Frank here.

We also extend our congratulations to all of the other Rising Stars of 2017.

The Lexpert “Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40” awards pay tribute to the rising stars and future leaders of the Canadian legal community. Winners were announced at a gala dinner on November 16, 2017, in Toronto hosted by Lexpert and The Globe and Mail and will also be featured in the November/December issue of Lexpert magazine.

Congratulations, Jonathan & Frank!