Cassels Brock Welcomes Thomas Isaac, Strengthening National Aboriginal Law Practice

VANCOUVER, July 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Cassels Brock is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its client service offerings in Aboriginal law with the addition of Thomas Isaac as a partner in the firm's Vancouver office.

Tom is a nationally recognized authority in the area of Aboriginal law, advising clients across Canada on Aboriginal legal matters and related environmental assessment, regulatory, negotiations and constitutional issues affecting major projects. He has particular expertise advising clients in the energy, oil, gas, pipeline, mining and forestry industries on Aboriginal consultation and accommodation processes, and has served as the Minister's Special Representative to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs regarding the Métis Rights and Reconciliation Framework.

Tom is recognized as a leader in his field by such authorities as Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Best Lawyers in Canada.

"Understanding the consultation process is of vital importance to our clients in the mining and energy sectors," says Mark Young, Managing Partner. "Tom is the perfect fit for Cassels Brock, where our clients trust us with their most significant and challenging projects. We are thrilled to have him on board with us."

The firm's west coast office has experienced tremendous success, growing from three to fifteen lawyers since opening its doors in 2012. The firm also recently opened an office in Calgary.

Tom can be reached at tisaac@casselsbrock.com or 604 691 6108.

About Cassels Brock
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is a leading Canadian law firm focused on serving the advocacy, transaction and advisory needs of the country's most dynamic business sectors.

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For further information: Peter Wismath, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Director of Business Development & Marketing, pwismath@casselsbrock.com or 416 869 5315 or Joy O'Hara, Communications Specialist, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, johara@casselsbrock.com or 416 642 7454

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