Toronto (October 7, 2014) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) has once more been selected as a leading Canadian law firm for mining in the 2015 edition of Chambers Latin America — Latin America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chair of BLG’s National Mining Group, Fred Pletcher, was also acknowledged by the publication for his work in the region.

“We are pleased to be recognized for our expertise in the Latin American mining sector,” says Frank Callaghan, partner and national group head, Corporate and Capital Markets Group. “Recognition by Chambers Latin America speaks to the calibre of BLG’s work in the mining industry. Our Mining Group has the knowledge and skill to provide advice to our clients on all facets of the mining cycle and the risks inherent at each phase.”

Our Mining Group provides discerning legal advice, practical operational strategies and assistance in resolving complex disputes, across Canada and around the world.  Our experience encompasses every aspect of the mining sector, both domestically and internationally 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 full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, 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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