McCarthy Tétrault’s International Trade and Investment Practice Recognized at the Top of National and Global Rankings
July 21, 2010
Toronto, July 21, 2010 — McCarthy Tétrault’s International Trade & Investment Law Group recently garnered an impressive number of top rankings in national and global directories.
The 2010 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers ranks the firm in Band 1, its highest tier, for International Trade/World Trade Organization. Chambers identifies McCarthy Tétrault as having one of the most eminent trade and investment law practices in Canada, and notes that the team is "extremely creative in handling issues, coming up with thoughtful and considered angles while remaining sensitive to budgets and timelines."
Numerous other publications rank our team’s practitioners among the top trade and investment lawyers in the world, including Martindale-Hubbell, Expert Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers: Best of the Best, Best Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada.
Simon Potter (Montréal) and John Boscariol (Toronto) are ranked in the top band of practitioners by Chambers Global and rated "AV® Preeminent ™ "1 by Martindale-Hubbell, their "highest level of professional excellence" according to client and peer review.
Brenda Swick (Ottawa) is ranked as a leading lawyer in trade and investment matters in many directories, is former counsel to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, and has successfully represented many domestic and foreign clients, including governments, in trade-related litigation.
Orlando Silva (Toronto) is also widely ranked as a leading lawyer in trade and investment matters and is noted by Chambers as being "really on the ball, careful with detail, and good at pinpointing the important information."
About McCarthy Tétrault’s International Trade & Investment Law Group
McCarthy Tétrault is one of Canada’s leading trade and investment law firms. Our International Trade and Investment Law Group specializes in disputes and compliance issues arising under international trade and investment agreements, including NAFTA, the agreements of the World Trade Organization and bilateral investment treaties; trade remedies such as anti-dumping, countervail and safeguard actions; customs and tariff regulation; government procurement; anti-bribery legislation; and import and export trade and technology controls and economic sanctions.
About McCarthy Tétrault
McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.
Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.
1 "AV® Preeminent ™" is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
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