June 22, 2011
Where big oil goes – along with its mergers, acquisitions, capital investment and the expanding global market – so does the growth in the business legal sector.
Les Viner says he already has eight partners and two associates hard at work in the firm’s Devon Tower space in Calgary, and he is aiming for a maximum complement of 30 to 40 lawyers in the future.
Capital pools, foreign and domestic banks and investment dealers are very interested in the Calgary oil and gas market, “and we think that’s going to drive a lot of financial innovation. When you marry those who have capital with those who consume capital, wonderful things happen,” says Les.
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