TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two leading practitioners in key areas of strategic growth – Restructuring & Insolvency and Competition & Antitrust.
The firm welcomes prominent partner Steven Dvorak to its Vancouver office, while leading litigator David Wingfield joins the firm in Toronto.
Steven Dvorak brings over 20 years of experience in insolvency and related commercial litigation, adding a strong BC presence to the firm's Restructuring & Insolvency Group. Steven's practice focuses on commercial restructuring, receiverships and bankruptcy proceedings, and he has been involved in a number of significant matters under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.
David Wingfield is well-recognized as one of Canada's leading commercial litigators. He joins Cassels Brock after spending three years with the Federal Department of Justice as Senior General Counsel and as Executive Director, responsible for legal services to the Competition Bureau and for the enforcement of the Competition Act. In addition to his Canadian practice, David practises internationally from Fountain Court Chambers in London, England.
"The addition of these recognized leaders to the Cassels Brock team strengthens the already exceptional expertise we offer in both Vancouver and Toronto," says Mark Young, the firm's Managing Partner. "We are delighted that Steven and David will be continuing their practices with us."
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Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, with more than 200 lawyers based in Toronto and Vancouver, is a leading Canadian law firm focused on serving the transaction, advocacy and advisory needs of the country's most dynamic business sectors.
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