Chambers and Partners recognizes Patterson Law 2021
Published September 9, 2020
Patterson Law is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in Chambers Canada 2021 as a leading Atlantic Canada law firm for both its Corporate Commercial practice and Commercial Litigation practice. According to Chambers:
Patterson Law is a “highly regarded Nova Scotia firm offering extensive experience in banking and finance, M&A, securities, corporate governance and insolvency. Further areas of expertise include commercial and residential real estate development, taxation matters for both corporations and individuals, and trusts and succession planning. Also provides businesses with support in commercial litigation matters. Garners recognition for its well-established agricultural law practice.”
The publication notes that the firm is a “respected name in Halifax for legal services with a solid advocacy group at the trial and appellate levels. Able to handle a range of files, from civil litigation and class proceedings to professional negligence, property disputes, insurance defence and arbitration.”
Individually Ranked Practitioners:
Kate D. Harris, QC, TEP – Corporate and Commercial: Band One
Kate Harris has developed a wealth of experience advising owner-manager clients on trusts and estate planning, business structuring and tax minimization. Sources compliment her “pre-eminent tax law expertise.”
Dennis J. James, QC – Litigation: General Commercial – Band Two
Dennis James “is a notable practitioner with a strong standing in the market. He is proficient handling all manner of disputes, from commercial litigation to professional liability, as well as administrative and Aboriginal disputes.”
George L. White, QC, TEP – Corporate and Commercial: Band Two
George White elicits recognition for his agriculture practice and is described as a “pre-eminent transactional lawyer.” He focuses primarily on supporting agrifood, forestry, industrial and manufacturing clients during M&A, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and shareholder agreements.
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