Canadian Lawyer InHouse

April/May 2020

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www.canadianlawyermag.com/inhouse 19 insurance defence; commercial real estate; employment and labour relations; family law Key clients: Canada Goose Inc.; Harbour Mortgage Corp.; SmartREIT; Spin Master Corp.; Stewart Title Guaranty Company Notable mandates: Represented HyLife Investments Ltd. in its $498-million sale to CPF Canada Holdings Corp., a subsidiary of Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl, Thailand's larg- est agriculture conglomerate; acted for LGC Standards Canada Limited in their acquisition of Toronto Research Chemicals Inc. and Syn- fine Research Limited; represented Questica in its sale to GTY Technology Holdings Inc.; acted for Canada Goose in negotiating the terms of the company's lease for its first standalone re- tail store in Yorkdale Shopping Centre and for certain of its shareholders in connection with its IPO; represented Spin Master in connection with its $510-million credit facility and various acquisitions Star alumni: David Butt, first Canadian prosecutor to specialize in internet child abuse cases, counsel to KINSA; Anne Giardini, chan- cellor of Simon Fraser University; Kimberley McVittie, vice president, Risk Shared Services, CIBC; Deborah Rogers, senior vice president, legal counsel, Brookfield Office Properties; Daina Selvig, deputy general counsel, Sunovi- on Pharmaceuticals; Michael Silver, mediator and arbitrator; Ian Tod, former chairman, De- loitte Legal; Kathleen Waters, former president and CEO, LawPRO Affiliations: Ally Law (international alliance of law firms) Firm history: A mid-sized, full-service law firm with 100+ lawyers located in downtown Toronto, Torkin Manes is currently recognized by the legal industry as the leading regional law firm in Ontario. In 2019, Torkin Manes was named Regional Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Canada and is currently ranked the Right-sized Thinking® • 1-800-323-3781 • pallettvalo.com 2019-20 TOP 10 O N TA R I O R E G I O N A L F I R M The Right Fit Matters At Pallett Valo LLP we give you what you need, not what you don't. With our flexibility and the right expertise in a variety of business law areas, we provide you with a legal solution that is tailored to suit you – all without compromising service or quality. If you want legal representation that's just the right fit for you, try on our Right-sized Thinking®.

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