Calgary (November 30, 2015) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that Miles F. Pittman has joined the firm as a partner in the Oil & Gas Group. Miles provides strategic counsel on transactions and project development, including oil sands and LNG projects. He also has broad experience in commercial and corporate law and has played a lead role in significant restructuring transactions.

“BLG is pleased to have Miles Pittman join the firm as a partner in our Oil & Gas Group,” said Sean Weir, national managing partner and CEO at BLG. “His experience working on headline-making transactions here in Canada and internationally strengthens our leading oil & gas practice.”

“His transaction experience in both M&A and restructuring will mean BLG's clients can access the best advice for each cycle of their business,” stated David Whelan, QC, regional managing partner and national leader of BLG's Oil & Gas Group.

“I am looking forward to being a part of BLG's Oil & Gas Group because of the breadth of the firm's practice and the focused team approach to client relationships,” stated Miles Pittman. “The firm has a sterling reputation with clients, and is committed to best-in-class and efficiently delivered legal advice.”

Miles is recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada, 2015-2016 edition, in the category of Energy Law. He has been repeatedly recommended in the Energy (Oil & Gas) category in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2012 through 2015. He graduated from McGill University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Alberta in 1993. He was called to the Alberta Bar in 1994 and is past Chair of the Canadian Energy Law Foundation. He is also past Chair of the Natural Resources subsection of the Canadian Bar Association (Alberta Branch. Miles is fluent in both English and French.

Miles is the Chair of the Alliance Française of Calgary, and is a director of the Contemporary Calgary Arts Society.

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 one of the country's largest law firms 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 to trademark and patent registration.

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