Toronto (September 28, 2015)Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to be recognized as a leading Canadian law firm in mining in the 2016 edition of Chambers Latin America — Latin America's Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition to the firm's recognition, BLG's Mining Group leader Fred Pletcher and partner Erik Goldsilver were singled out as top lawyers who practice mining law in the region.

“BLG is a Canadian law firm, but our experience and expertise spans the globe, and our mining group has been serving clients in Latin America for many years,” said Frank Callaghan, partner and national group head, Corporate and Capital Markets Group at BLG. “To be recognized as a leading firm in the region by Chambers is an honour and speaks to the quality of service we deliver to our clients.”

BLG's Mining Group provides legal support, practical operational strategies and assistance in resolving complex disputes for mining projects in Latin American countries and around the world. The group's experience encompasses every aspect of the mining sector, including specialized mining agreements, acquisitions and dispositions, business combinations and other transactions, initial public offerings, marketed and bought deal public offerings and other financings, regulatory work, litigation, corporate governance and other business advice, aboriginal relationships and junior mining support.

Chambers Latin America identifies the world's leading law firms and lawyers serving Latin America, based on independent and objective research, and peer and client reviews.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is the country’s largest law firm with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.

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