- Friday, October 11, 2019
Fillmore Riley received recognition in the areas of Agribusiness: Agriculture and Food Products (Nationwide Canada), Corporate/Commercial (Manitoba) and Litigation: General Commercial (Manitoba) in the recently released Chambers Canada 2020.
Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practising in all provinces and territories in Canada. Chambers Guides are the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews by the largest research team of its kind trusted globally to objectively rank the world’s best lawyers and law firms.
In the area of Agribusiness: Agriculture and Food Products, Chambers reported that market observers recognize Fillmore Riley’s "top-notch work" and describe the firm as a “strong regional player" in Canadian agribusiness.
Jody Langhan, a notable practitioner in Agribusiness Law and Corporate/Commercial Law, is lauded “as a ‘busy and hard-working lawyer’ who wins praise for his commercial law practice; he offers extensive experience advising on M&A deals both locally and nationally.”
In the area of Corporate/Commercial (Manitoba), Chambers reported that Fillmore Riley is “recommended by market sources for its competency in banking and finance, securities and real estate law [and] “the team frequently assists with leasing and financing, acquisitions, secured transactions and reorganizations.” Chambers noted that Fillmore Riley also has a reputation for extensive experience advising on M&A within the agriculture, transportation and manufacturing industries.
Market observers commended managing partner Glen Peters for his “strong track record advising on acquisitions, secured transactions, commercial leasing and construction matters.”
Chambers reported Cy Fien is known as “one of the leaders in the tax field” in Manitoba whose practice encompasses “corporate tax planning as well as tax litigation.”
Tim Dewart is “commended as a strong asset in [the] banking and finance work.” Market observers said Tim is known for his work representing public and private clients, such as mortgage bankers, life insurance companies and financial services institutions in diverse local and national transactions.
Fillmore Riley also garnered accolades for being "top tier of the Manitoba commercial litigation space." Fillmore Riley is known for offering an “array of dispute resolution services” and for providing “sector-specific expertise in financial services, construction, agriculture and transportation. Curran McNicol is identified as a notable litigator.