CALGARY, AB, July 5, 2022 /CNW/ – Cassels is pleased to announce the addition of five new partners to its Lending & Finance Group in Calgary. the partners, Bria Fallen, Mike Hrabok, Sunil Joneja, David Kolesarand Scott McLemanbring decades of notable experience advising top-tier financial institutions across North America.
“We are delighted to welcome this enormously talented and dedicated team to Cassels,” said Jeff Oliverlead partner in the firm’s Calgary office. “I am confident that a combination of their strong knowledge of the market and breadth of experience will further position Cassels as a leading Canadian legal firm, offering a broad range of services that include specialized banking, transaction, and financial services, in an exceptional manner .”
Jeff noted, “This expansion is the largest in a series of new hires and growth across the firm, and establishes our banking group as one of the largest in Western Canada.”
Four associate lawyers have also joined the firm to support the growing team in Calgary: Kaitlyn Kolodychuk, Eli Dzikand Nick Proctor (Lending & Finance) and Gillian Harrington (Corporate).
Commenting on the team’s decision to join the firm, Scott McLeman said: “We are delighted to be joining one of the largest and most innovative financial services practices in Canada and work with an exceptional team of talented people across the country. As Cassels continues to grow in Calgarywe are excited to solidify the firm’s reputation as a leader in banking & lending for the region.”
The Lending & Finance Group at Cassels offers specialized legal services for financial institutions, non-traditional lenders, and business owners, including asset-based lending, real estate finance, acquisition finance, syndicated finance, and project financing. in Calgarythe Group will offer a diverse range