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ACS Infrastructure Canada

ACS Infrastructure Canada is the Canadian division of the global energy construction and infrastructure engineering company that is highly experienced in handling public private partnerships and major projects around the country. Its highly respected in-house legal team is led by general counsel Mark Platteel, and is responsible for the structuring, negotiation and settlement of all …

Aecon Group

The highly regarded legal team at Aecon Group is led by Yonni Fushman, executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary, and is at the forefront of the infrastructure construction sector in Canada. Fushman holds executive responsibility for managing a broad portfolio of corporate services for the Aecon group of companies, including legal, corporate secretarial, …

Air Canada

The in-house legal team at Air Canada, the national airline of Canada, is led by the international award-winning lawyer and chief legal officer David Shapiro, and combines the talents of many commercially-minded and highly skilled lawyers. The team controls the legal elements of Canada’s largest airline and commercial fleet of aircraft in the Canada-US cross …

Alamos Gold

Alamos Gold is a mid-tier Canadian gold producer with projects in Mexico, the US, Canada and Turkey, and is listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges. Nils Engelstad, vice president and general counsel, oversees the global legal function of, which is comprised of two lawyers and three support staff. Joëlle Lecours-Bouchard, corporate counsel, …

Alberta Energy Regulator

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is the single regulatory agency for energy development in the province of Alberta, being responsible for ensuring regulation of the production, exploration and development of Alberta’s oil sands, coal resources, and natural gas. Environmental protection is the regulator’s main task and its remit includes managing water resources, public land and …

Alcanna

Formerly known as Liquor Stores, Alcanna is a major alcohol retailer in Alberta, British Columbia, Alaska, New Jersey and Kentucky. Matthew Hewson, vice president and general counsel, leads a legal team that has been instrumental in bringing in managing the legal aspects of Alcanna’s name change, as well as its new cannabis product lines. The …

Alcon Canada

Alcon Canada develops and markets over-the-counter drugs, highly-sophisticated surgical devices, and consumer eye care products, within the ophthalmological space and is currently owned by Novartis, a top-tier global pharmaceutical company. Ratika Gandhi leads the legal and compliance function as the head of legal and compliance at the company. Reporting to Gandhi is senior compliance specialist …

Aon Canada

As chief counsel, Shaun Miller manages the in-house legal team for Aon Canada, the Canadian operation of the major global insurer that offers insurance, reinsurance and pension products. Miller serves as a member of the executive senior leadership teams and pension committee. According to a nominator, Miller and his team are well regarded in Toronto …

ArcelorMittal Canada, Steel Business

ArcelorMittal Canada’s legal team for steel strives to balance collaboration and cross-training to improve efficiencies and client service, while also developing individual team member subject-matter expertise for particular areas of law that impact ArcelorMittal. Led by Lisa Marcuzzi, vice president, general counsel, secretary and country counsel for Canada, the team is comprised of four lawyers …

Association de la construction du Québec (ACQ)

The Association de la construction du Québec is a non-profit organisation representing practitioners in all construction trades in the institutional, commercial and industrial construction sectors across the province. It provides guidance and services to its members, spanning government relations, regulatory and legal service. Pierre Hamel, director of legal and government affairs, leads a highly skilled …

ATB Financial

ATB Financial is an Albertan banking and financial services company with a reputation for technological innovation, as well as a strong emphasis on community. The bank’s legal team is led by Stuart McKellar QC in his role of general counsel and senior vice president of corporate operations and corporate security. McKellar is part of the …

Aurora Cannabis

With a mind for growth and innovation, the Aurora Cannabis legal team has energetically been recruiting new team members to enhance legal services to the company. Senior legal counsel Travis Anderson joined the Edmonton legal team in May 2018 and specialises in regulatory matters and general risk management and also has a broad base of …

Bank of Montreal – Litigation and Dispute Resolution

With a focus on driving great customer experience and protecting the Bank of Montreal (BMO) brand, the BMO in-house legal team helps its clients understand the legal, regulatory and reputational risks they face to manage these risks and support BMO’s mission. As associate general counsel, litigation and dispute resolution, Dina Raphael leads a team of …

Barrick Gold Corporation

General counsel Rich Haddock leads the in-house legal team of Barrick Gold Corporation with 45 lawyers globally, including eight based in Toronto. Barrick Gold maintains a small head office legal team, with the bulk of the legal work handled locally in the jurisdictions where it operates. Haddock handles the day-to-day legal work, transactions, disclosures and …

Bell Canada

The in-house legal department at Bell Canada, the largest communications company in Canada and part of the BCE Corporation, is led by senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary Michel Lalande. Bell Canada operates across the telecoms sector providing 4G LTE wireless technology through Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile Canada, Bell Fibre Internet, TV …

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