Toronto (October 21, 2013)Andrew Harrison, national leader of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP’s (BLG) Pension and Benefits Group, has been elected as the Chair of the Board for The Association of Canadian Pension Management (ACPM).

Recognized as a leading lawyer in Canada, Andrew has a broad financial services and commercial practice, with a focus on pension and benefits law, investments and funding. Andrew has advised many different participants in pension and benefit arrangements, including plan administrators, employers, boards of directors, trustees, insurance companies, investment managers and plan beneficiaries.

He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2014 edition (and since 2009) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Employee Benefits Law) and is recognized in the 2013 edition of Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Pensions & Benefits). Called to the Ontario Bar in 1989, Andrew received his LLB from Queen’s University, in addition to an LLB and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Natal, South Africa.

The ACPM is the informed voice of Canadian retirement income plan sponsors, administrators and their allied service providers. A non-profit organization, the ACPM’s objective is to advocate for an effective and sustainable Canadian retirement income system. Their membership represents over 400 retirement income plans consisting of more than 3 million plan members, with assets under management in excess of $330 billion.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a pre-eminent full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and intellectual property solutions for our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in six Canadian cities, BLG assists clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Amanda McWhirter
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
amcwhirter@blg.com
416.350.2676