MLT Aikins Lawyers Recognized in Lexpert Special Edition on Agribusiness and Cannabis

Lexpert magazine has published its Special Edition on Agribusiness and Cannabis, recognizing nine MLT Aikins lawyers as leading professionals serving the agribusiness and cannabis industries in Canada.

This Special Edition on Agribusiness and Cannabis is a new publication, as Lexpert magazine moves towards more industry-focused issues. Editorial topics in this issue include trends in agribusiness and cannabis M&A, regulatory challenges for getting cannabis products to market, and intellectual property best practices.

 The firm congratulates the lawyers on this well-deserved recognition.

Scott Davidson

Scott Davidson works primarily with patents, industrial designs, copyright, trademarks and the protection of intellectual property.

James Ferguson, Q.C.

James practises largely in the areas of agribusiness law and mergers and acquisitions, including corporate finance, leveraged buyouts, takeovers, cross-border transactions and private equity financing.

David Filmon, Q.C.

David practises in the area of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities law, with an emphasis on public company and large private company transactions, advice to boards and special committees and corporate governance.

Jordan Hardy, Q.C.

Jordan’s practice focuses on commercial disputes, estates and trusts litigation, agribusiness disputes and construction litigation.

Bob Kasian

Bob regularly represents clients on matters related to the development, acquisition and financing of farm land, condominiums, office buildings, industrial properties, apartment complexes, condominium projects, hotel properties, assisted-care facilities and other commercial properties in Saskatchewan.

Drew Lafond

Drew provides advice to businesses on corporate structure, finance, governance and cannabis, liquor and gaming licensing. He also has extensive experience advising Indigenous and Métis clients on governance and jurisdictional issues.

Stathy G. Markatos

Stathy Markatos acts as corporate-commercial counsel to a number of a Saskatchewan based organizations. He brings the value of his experience to our clients, particularly in securities, M&A transactions and corporate governance.

Walter Pavlic, Q.C.

Walter helps organizations with all aspects of their employment and labour relations matters. He is experienced in collective bargaining, arbitrations, human rights complaints, employment contracts, discipline issues, dismissal planning, wrongful dismissal litigation, non-competition actions, employee fraud and recovery.

Mahdi Shams

Mahdi acts for both public and private companies and has worked on a broad range of domestic and international transactions, including public offerings, public and private mergers and acquisitions, commercial sale agreements, debt and equity financings, private placements and corporate reorganizations.