Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. Tracing our roots back to the mid-1800s our firm was founded through the merger of three regional Canadian icons in 2000. Today we have nine offices with more than 770 lawyers across Canada and in the UK France and South Africa. Our lawyers consistently receive accolades worldwide and earn hundreds of rankings each year from prestigious business and legal publications such as Chambers & Partners International Financial Law Review IFLR The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Legal 500 and others. While we take pride in each of these acknowledgements we take our greatest satisfaction from our clients who continue to entrust us with their most pressing matters. We aim to see legal issues in the context of our clients broader business issues. We have created a firm that is nimble entrepreneurial and responsive to the global pressures facing our clients. Our success depends on the success of our clients. We operate in English and French in civil law and common law jurisdictions worldwide.