TORONTO, July 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce
the expansion of its Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Infrastructure
Team with the arrival of Simon Finlayson. Simon is a senior associate
who brings to the firm a wealth of experience in P3s. Prior to joining
A&B, Simon was senior legal counsel at Infrastructure Ontario where he
specialized in the development and procurement of large and complex
public infrastructure projects in a number of areas, including transit,
health, policing, justice and water treatment and distribution.
"We are delighted that Simon Finlayson has joined our firm," said
Douglas Younger, Chair of Aird & Berlis LLP's National Infrastructure
Team. "The addition of Simon to our P3 Infrastructure Team complements
and builds upon our strength and reputation for providing high quality
legal services to clients in the public and private sectors on P3 and
project finance transactions."
Aird & Berlis LLP is an active participant in the Canadian P3 market,
where it regularly advises governments, sponsors, lenders, contractors
and service providers in relation to a wide variety of projects. It
also has an international presence and is currently advising the Puerto
Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority in relation to its juvenile
detention and social treatment facility. Aird & Berlis LLP's lead P3
partners are ranked by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business as top practitioners in Projects: PPP & Infrastructure (Canada).
Located in the heart of Toronto's Bay Street business district, Aird &
Berlis LLP is a prominent Canadian law firm with a well-established
local, national and international practice. Our teams of lawyers
practice in all principal areas of business law, including corporate
commercial, corporate finance, banking, insolvency and restructuring,
environmental, intellectual property, litigation, municipal and land
use planning, real estate and tax. For further information, visit www.airdberlis.com.
Image with caption: "Aird & Berlis LLP's P3 Infrastructure Team: Front row, left to right: Simon Finlayson, Heidi Visser, Douglas Younger and Trevor deBoer. Back row, left to right: Sandra Dos Santos, Michael Brooks and Deborah Holbrook. (CNW Group/Aird & Berlis)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120703_C5160_PHOTO_EN_15844.jpg
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