UPDATED ON: Wednesday, February 15, 2006
From The Globe and Mail
Heenan Blaikie is pleased to announce that Jeff Barnes has joined its Toronto office as a Partner in the Business Law Group.
Jeff joins Heenan Blaikie with an exceptional track record in leadership and a distinguished career acting for many of North America's major investment banks and multinational corporations.
Jeff is well-recognized as one of Canada's leading mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, project finance, corporate governance and securities law experts. He is recognized as such in international legal directories including Chambers Global The World's Leading Lawyers; Euromoney and International Financial Law Review Guides to the World's Leading Lawyers; the Law Business Research International Who's Who series; Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; as well as being recognized in Lexpert's 100 best cross-border lawyers and Canada's top 30 corporate dealmakers.
Jeff will play a key role in leading Heenan Blaikie's National Securities and Corporate Finance Group, and will be instrumental in guiding our domestic and international clients, in all industry sectors, by providing the value-added benefit of his extensive expertise. He will also continue to advance the firm's relationships with clients in the United States and other countries outside of Canada.
With 400+ lawyers across Canada, and over 125 lawyers in Toronto, Heenan Blaikie is one of Canada's leading law firms, delivering the full scope of legal services and innovative business solutions to clients ranging from start-ups to many of Canada's largest companies, institutions and government bodies.