James Rumball Joins Bennett Jones
July 26, 2021
James Rumball has joined Bennett Jones as a partner in Toronto. He advises on complex structured finance transactions, including securitizations and derivatives, secured and asset-based lending, and corporate and commercial finance matters.
Benchmark 40 & Under Hot List Honours Three Bennett Jones Lawyers
July 21, 2021
Three Bennett Jones lawyers are honoured in the 2021 Benchmark 40 & Under Hot List: Laura M. Gill, Justin R. Lambert, and Amanda C. McLachlan.
Bennett Jones Nominated in 2021 Chambers Law Awards
July 12, 2021
Bennett Jones is nominated in the following four categories in the 2021 Chambers Law Awards.
Jessica Horwitz Appointed to ABA International Law Section's International Trade Committee
July 07, 2021
Jessica Horwitz is appointed to her third year as co-chair of the American Bar Association International Law Section's International Trade Committee in FY 2021-22.
Claire Kennedy Awarded the 2021 Meritorious Service Award
June 28, 2021
Claire Kennedy is awarded the Meritorious Service Award for Community Service in the 2021 Engineers Canada Awards.
Bennett Jones Lawyers Elected or Elevated to the Ontario Bar Association
June 25, 2021
Eight Bennett Jones lawyers will serve at the Ontario Bar Association for the 2021-22 year.
22 Bennett Jones Lawyers in Lexpert's Special Edition on Health Sciences
June 11, 2021
Twenty-two Bennett Jones lawyers are ranked in the 2021 Lexpert Special Edition on Health Sciences.
Zirjan Derwa Joins Bennett Jones
June 07, 2021
Zirjan (Zee) Derwa has joined Bennett Jones as a partner in Toronto. His practice focuses on Canadian competition law and foreign investment matters, including national security.
Peter Dunne Joins Bennett Jones
June 03, 2021
Peter Dunne has joined Bennett Jones as a partner in Toronto. He focuses on the Canadian investment industry, serving clients on securities regulatory matters, fund formation and capital raising. His combined experience in securities regulatory matters and fund formation enables him to assist many clients in anticipating and addressing their needs in launching, operating, acquiring or selling a business in the Canadian investment industry.
Ian Michael on Cross-Border M&A and Canada
May 31, 2021
Ian Michael writes on the cross-border M&A view from Canada in Lexology's Getting the Deal Through. He looks at the year that was is 2020 and the first quarter of 2021 and key considerations for companies looking ahead.
Bennett Jones Acts for Redecan in $925-million Sale to HEXO Corp
May 28, 2021
Bennett Jones is acting for Redecan in its C$925-million sale to HEXO Corp. The combined company would hold number one market-share in Canadian recreational cannabis and hold number one positions in four of Canada’s largest markets: Alberta, British Columbia, Québec and Ontario.
Bennett Jones Provides Legal Support to the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association
May 28, 2021
Bennett Jones is pleased to announce that it has been providing legal support to the Professional Women's Hockey Players Association (PWHPA), as Canadian legal counsel, by providing advice on various agreements, including, but not limited to, sponsorship and partnership agreements. The PWHPA's mission is to promote, advance and support a single, viable, professional women's ice hockey league in North America that showcases the greatest product of women's professional ice hockey in the world.
Bennett Jones Wins in IFLR's Restructuring Deal of the Year
May 28, 2021
Bennett Jones was recognized for its role in the Restructuring Deal of the Year—McDermott International's successful restructuring—at the IFLR Americas Awards 2021.
Bennett Jones Congratulates Catalyst Capital in Deal of the Year Win
May 21, 2021
Bennett Jones congratulates its client, Catalyst Capital and the deal team led by Gabriel de Alba, Managing Director and Partner, for its work in the Insolvency & Restructuring Deal of the Year in the 2021 Canadian Law Awards.
Bennett Jones Wins Class Action Team of the Year Award
May 20, 2021
Bennett Jones is the winner in the Class Action Team of the Year category in the 2021 Canadian Law Awards, for the firm's work for the defendants in Winder v. Marriott International Inc. The Canadian Law Awards recognizes the nation’s leading law firms, in-house legal teams, individuals, deals and cases over the past year, reflecting true excellence in the country's legal profession.
Alphawave IP Launches on London Stock Exchange
May 17, 2021
Bennett Jones congratulates its client Alphawave IP on its successful IPO and listing on the London Stock Exchange. Bennett Jones is Canadian international trade counsel to the Toronto-based company.
Bennett Jones Acting for ATCO on Potential Clean Hydrogen Project with Suncor
May 14, 2021
Bennett Jones is acting for ATCO Ltd. in a potential world-scale hydrogen project in Alberta. ATCO is collaborating with Suncor Energy Inc. on early stage design and engineering for a potential clean hydrogen project near Fort Saskatchewan.
Bennett Jones Shines in the Benchmark 2021 Awards
May 13, 2021
Bennett Jones won best-of-the-year honours as a firm, as litigators and for its work in the 2021 Canadian Benchmark Litigation Awards.
Bennett Jones Leads Benchmark Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada Rankings
May 06, 2021
Bennett Jones has five lawyers ranked in Benchmark's Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada for 2021, more than any other firm.
Bennett Jones Highly Recommended in Benchmark Canada 2021
May 04, 2021
Bennett Jones is Highly Recommended as a firm in the 2021 Benchmark Canada rankings, with 37 individual lawyers ranked this year—29 are Litigation Stars, 8 are Future Stars and 5 are Top 50 Trial Lawyers.
159 Lawyers in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
April 29, 2021
159 Bennett Jones lawyers have been ranked in the annual edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. 26 are in the highest category of Most Frequently Recommended.
Bennett Jones Nominated for Five IFLR Americas Awards
April 27, 2021
Bennett Jones has been nominated for five IFLR Americas Awards 2021, including National Law Firm of the Year. The Awards celebrate the most legally innovative cross-border transactions that closed in 2020.
Bennett Jones Acts for CLA 2021 Excellence Awardees
April 26, 2021
Bennett Jones represents several clients who have been named Excellence Awardees in the 2021 Canadian Law Awards.
36 Bennett Jones Lawyers in Lexpert's Special Edition on Finance and M&A
April 16, 2021
Thirty-six Bennett Jones lawyers are ranked in the 2021 Lexpert Special Edition – Canada's Leading Finance and M&A Lawyers.
Bennett Jones Nominated for 11 Benchmark Litigation Awards
April 12, 2021