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MEDIA ALERT - Cassels Brock Continues Strategic Growth in its Mining and Restructuring Practices

Six Leading Lawyers Join the Firm in Toronto, Vancouver

TORONTO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is pleased to announce the addition of six prominent practitioners in two key areas of strategic focus for the firm: Restructuring & Insolvency and Mining.

Guided by market demand, Cassels Brock welcomes to its Toronto office highly-regarded lawyers Shayne Kukulowicz, Michael Wunder, Ryan Jacobs, Jane Dietrich and Natalie E. Levine, who will add significant depth to the firm's rapidly-rising Restructuring & Insolvency practice.

Expansion also continues in the firm's two-year old Vancouver office where the arrival of Darrell W. Podowski adds more top-ranked talent to the firm's powerhouse Mining Group.

"The addition of these nationally-recognized lawyers accelerates the execution on our long-term plans," says Mark Young, Managing Partner at Cassels Brock.  "With Darrell, Shayne, Michael, Ryan, Jane and Natalie, we have increased our capabilities in two cornerstone areas of our practice and, even more importantly, further enhanced the exceptional level of expertise and service we can provide to our clients."

About Cassels Brock

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, with more than 200 lawyers based in Toronto and Vancouver, is a leading Canadian law firm focused on serving the transaction, advocacy and advisory needs of the country most dynamic business sectors.

A full description of our practice and detailed biographies for each of our lawyers can be found on our website at www.casselsbrock.com

SOURCE Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Image with caption: "Shayne Kukulowicz (CNW Group/Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140303_C8671_PHOTO_EN_37435.jpg

Image with caption: "Michael Wunder (CNW Group/Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140303_C8671_PHOTO_EN_37432.jpg

Image with caption: "Ryan Jacobs (CNW Group/Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140303_C8671_PHOTO_EN_37434.jpg

Image with caption: "Jane Dietrich (CNW Group/Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140303_C8671_PHOTO_EN_37431.jpg

Image with caption: "Natalie E. Levine (CNW Group/Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140303_C8671_PHOTO_EN_37433.jpg

Image with caption: "Darrell W. Podowski (CNW Group/Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140303_C8671_PHOTO_EN_37430.jpg

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