The firm has been building up its relationships with underwriters, says Karrin Powys-Lybbe in Financial Post

Law Firms Thrive on REIT and Bank Deals

January 31, 2013

A glance at our other tables reveals some niche expertise, particularly in the underwriting business.

Torys topped the deal value ranking in our table of legal advisors to underwriters on equity deals, for example.

Karrin Powys-Lybbe, co-head of the corporate and capital markets practice at Torys, says the firm has spent about five years building up its relationships with underwriters. “I think we’ve had a couple of years now where we’ve been much stronger on the underwriter side. We’re very pleased, because they’re great clients. We really like working with them. It has been one of our strategies to build out that business.”

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