Prominent Taxation Lawyer James G. Morand Joins Cassels Brock

TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is pleased to announce that James G. Morand, a leading taxation lawyer with more than 25 years of experience, has joined the firm as a partner in its Toronto office.

Highly regarded as a leader in his field, Jim offers clients significant expertise with innovative financial products, REITs, income trusts and M&A transactions. He also has considerable experience in the reorganization of financially troubled companies, having advised on many notable restructurings throughout his distinguished career.

"We are thrilled that Jim has chosen to continue his practice with Cassels Brock," notes Mark Young, the firm's Managing Partner. "His considerable expertise will only strengthen the level of service we can offer our clients."

Jim is consistently recognized by such prominent publications as The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers in Canada and Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business. He is also an accomplished author, having written numerous tax papers and commentaries for national and international publications including Lexpert, the International Tax Review, CCH-Focus on Current Cases and European Counsel.

Jim is a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation and a former member of the Taxation Steering Committee of the Investment Funds Institute of Canada.

To learn more about Jim, please visit

About Cassels Brock

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.

A full description of our taxation practice can be found on our website at

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For further information: Peter Wismath, Manager, Business Development, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, or 416-869-5315 or Joy O'Hara, Communications Specialist, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, or 416-642-7454.


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