Toronto (September 10, 2013) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is proud to announce it has been recognized as a leading Canadian firm for Mining in the 2014 edition of Chambers Latin America — Latin America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The guide also recognizes Fred Pletcher, national leader of the Mining Group at BLG, as a leader in his field.

“We are pleased to be recognized for our work in Latin America as it highlights the international scope of our mining practice,” says Sean Weir, national managing partner and CEO.  “Whether representing a Canadian firm with mining operations in Latin America, or helping an international resource company enter the Canadian market, our Mining Group has the depth of knowledge to handle the complex legal issues these companies face.”

BLG’s Mining Group represents major, mid-tier and junior mining companies listed on various stock exchanges around the world, and has experience in all aspects of the mining sector, both domestically and internationally.

In its sixth year of publication, Chambers Latin America recognizes the leading lawyers and law firms in the region, based on interviews with over 10,000 lawyers and clients.

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