WeirFoulds is delighted to announce that Ian Mitchell has been named a 2015 Lexpert® Rising Star. This award honours Canada’s leading lawyers under 40 from law firms and in-house, paying tribute to those in the legal profession who have an exceptional record of success, community leadership and contributions to their firm or company’s achievements. Awards were presented at the Annual Gala held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on November 19, 2015.
A partner with our Corporate Law Practice Group, Ian focuses on corporate finance and securities, particularly transactions and advice involving public and large private companies. Ian has accumulated significant experience advising clients on complicated international transactions. Recent jurisdictions include, among others, Brazil, the US, the UK and Nigeria.
As co-chair of the firm’s United Way Committee for the past four years, Ian’s efforts have increased both awareness of community issues and contributions raised at the firm each year. Ian is also a member of, and recruiter for, the Young Patrons Circle at the Royal Ontario Museum.
We congratulate Ian on this well-deserved honour, and we are proud of all that he contributes to our firm, to the profession, and to the community at large.