TORONTO, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its corporate and securities practice in Western Canada. Enhancing the services offered to our technology, manufacturing and mining clients, the firm welcomes prominent lawyer Jeff Durno to our Vancouver office.
Jeff Durno is a director and officer of several public and private companies headquartered in British Columbia and Alberta and is called to the bar in both BC and Ontario. Previously a partner at a Vancouver-based boutique corporate and securities law firm, Jeff brings considerable expertise managing and organizing businesses and advising clients – from start-ups to emerging and established companies – on structuring and negotiating complex securities and financial restructuring transactions. Joining Cassels Brock with Jeff is Sam Cole who has particular expertise with listing and financing transactions.
The firm's west coast office has experienced tremendous success, growing from three lawyers to over 15 lawyers since opening its doors in 2012.
"We are very excited to welcome Jeff and Sam to Cassels Brock. Their expertise further expands the range of industries serviced by our Vancouver office and enhances the level of service we can offer our clients," says Mark Young, the firm's Managing Partner.
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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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