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BLG Partners selected as Lexpert Rising Stars

National (November 23, 2023) At the Liberty Grand in Toronto this evening, BLG Partners James Fu, Cherie Mah and Isaac Tang will be celebrated as 2023 Lexpert Rising Stars. This award honours leading lawyers under 40 for their outstanding contributions to the legal profession.

James Fu is a Partner in our Labour & Employment Group, with a multi-faceted human resources practice handling litigation and corporate transaction mandates for clients. He has acted for more than 160 corporate transactions and is known to be a dedicated advocate that delivers practical, cost-effective solutions to clients.

Cherie Mah is a Partner and the National Leader of BLG’s Beyond Lending Group. She acts for private lenders, financial institutions and borrowers in a variety of debt financing and lending transactions. Clients rely on Cherie when they are looking to complete corporate mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations, involving operating and term credit facilities across all market levels.

Isaac Tang is a Partner in our Environmental, Municipal, Expropriation and Regulatory (EMER) Group. Practicing exclusively in the areas of administrative law and civil litigation, Isaac has over a decade experience representing municipalities, public agencies and private landowners in a broad range of land-related litigation matters to build better communities in Ontario, including land-use planning appeals, expropriation and ground lease arbitrations.

Lexpert selects the finalists based on a number of criteria. An advisory board votes on the winning candidates. Learn more about the selection process.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As one of the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
[email protected]