NEWS RELEASE: Fasken Martineau wins Global Mining Law Firm of the Year Award

Toronto (Canada) – April 28, 2015 – Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that it has been awarded Global Mining Law Firm of the Year for 2015 by Who’s Who Legal. This is the seventh time that Fasken Martineau has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal as the leading law firm in the world in the area of mining.

“We are extremely pleased to be named Global Mining Law Firm of the Year. As an international law firm, this win showcases the outstanding work that our mining group members undertake for clients globally. We share this award with our mining clients who continue to call upon us for a broad spectrum of work from regulatory and financing to environmental and government relations,” said partner John Turner, Practice Group Leader for Fasken Martineau’s Global Mining Group.

Said Who’s Who Legal in a press release issued today: “Eight lawyers from the firm from three continents were selected for inclusion in Who’s Who Legal: Mining, and the firm collectively received more votes than any other in the global research.”

“The mining arena is one of the most competitive in the world and one of the most complex from a legal perspective. Being ranked amongst our international law firm peers as leader of the pack is a testament to our group’s strength as a whole,” commented Michael Bourassa, Fasken Martineau partner and Global Mining Group member.

“Despite dropping commodity prices and reduced global exploration and investment capital the international mining industry is resilient and always evolving,” added John Turner.

With over 150 years of experience, Fasken Martineau’s Global Mining Group has earned an unparalleled reputation in the industry, manoeuvering the dynamics and cycles of international mining, structuring transactions to promote cross-border efficiencies, reducing exposure to commercial, regulatory and political risk, and facilitating financings.

Who’s Who Legal is a strategic research partner of the ABA Section of International Law. It is one of the most trusted legal rankings in the world.
About Fasken Martineau

Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With more than 770 lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, London, Paris and Johannesburg. For additional information, please visit the firm’s website at

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