McInnes Cooper and Ottenheimer Baker to form Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest law firm
December 12, 2013
ST. JOHN’S, NL December 12, 2013 – McInnes Cooper is pleased to welcome Ottenheimer Baker, one of the Newfoundland and Labrador’s most respected legal teams, to the McInnes Cooper team.
The firms will join together in McInnes Cooper’s St. John’s, NL office with a combined complement of 48 lawyers, making McInnes Cooper Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest law firm.
“McInnes Cooper is continually focused on finding strategic opportunities to provide the best services our clients need and expect,” said Ray Adlington, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer, McInnes Cooper.
“The counsel and services provided by McInnes Cooper and Ottenheimer Baker are well aligned, and with both teams coming together we will continue to grow our service offerings and opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador,” said Doug Skinner, Regional Lead Partner for Newfoundland and Labrador, McInnes Cooper.
“There is an increasing level of economic activity in Newfoundland and Labrador and we want to help our clients continue to grow with it,” said John Baker Q.C, Partner and Chair of the Partnership, Ottenheimer Baker. “The skills and experiences of our lawyers compliment each other and the clients we serve are similar. As part of the McInnes Cooper team, we can grow the opportunities we all have and better serve our clients.”
Ottenheimer Baker will join McInnes Cooper effective January 2, 2014.
Founded in 1859, McInnes Cooper is among the top business law firms in Canada, with more than 200 lawyers in offices throughout the Atlantic region, serving clients across North America and abroad. The firm is a market leader in energy & natural resources, business law, litigation, employment, tax, real estate and insurance. McInnes Cooper is also a member of Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms.
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