TORONTO, Jan. 18 /CNW/ - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is pleased to announce that Stephen D.A. Clark, a leader in Canadian banking and financial services law, has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate Practice Group, based in Osler's Toronto office. Stephen joins Osler from another major Canadian law firm where he was a senior member of its financial institutions practice.
"Stephen Clark is a strategic addition to our Firm and significantly enhances our ability to provide comprehensive integrated advice to financial institutions," said Osler Managing Partner Dale Ponder. "The financial services industry is a keystone of the Canadian economy, and the addition of Stephen to our partnership is an important element of Osler's continuing commitment to our banking and financial services client relationships. Stephen's expertise makes him a leader in financial services regulation and transactions within the sector."
Because of his experience in acting for a wide range of financial institutions, Stephen has long-standing relationships with the Canadian financial services regulators. He is listed in the 2009 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the area of financial institutions regulation. He is also listed in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the specialty of Banking Law, as well as in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of banking and finance for 2007-2009.
"I welcome the opportunity to work with my new Osler partners and our clients," Stephen Clark noted. "Together with Osler's recognized strength in Banking & Financial Services law, and the firm's leadership in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Tax and Competition, we are built to offer our financial institution clients exceptional service and advice."
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is widely recognized as one of Canada's leading law firms, with more than 450 lawyers serving clients from offices in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and New York.
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