June 30, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the imposition of safety measures by governments around the world, including that in Canada, to protect the health of their citizens. Similarly, businesses have imposed safety measures to protect their employees. These measures include restrictions on...
Chris Anderson and Anthony Arquin Named 2018 Lexpert Rising Stars
Presented at Lexpert’s annual gala event on November 8 in Toronto, the prestigious awards honour lawyers and in-house counsel, aged 40 or under, who have made a notable impact both as legal professionals and as members of the community.
Chris is a key player in Davies’ tax practice, specializing in tax planning for complex M&A transactions, private equity investments, investment fund structuring, insolvencies, real estate investments and estates. He is an expert in the taxation of professional athletes and is co-author of Canadian Taxation of Trusts, a comprehensive guide to the taxation of trusts in Canada. Chris provides pro bono legal services to UNITY, a charity that uses hip-hop to improve the lives of youth in underserved communities.
Anthony has established himself as an up-and-coming leader in the Québec real estate market, having served as lead counsel for many of the province’s landmark developments. He has particular expertise in complex mixed-use developments and is a frequent presenter at real estate conferences and to developers. Anthony is a director of the Canadian branch of Humanity & Inclusion, which has assisted two million people with disabilities in 59 countries in 2017 and became the co-laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997.
The full list of this year’s winners will be featured in the November/December issue of Lexpert Magazine.
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