Chambers Canada 2022 recognizes Fillmore Riley as a leading agribusiness and business law firm

Fillmore Riley has been listed as a leading firm in Agribusiness: Agriculture and Food Products (Nationwide Canada) and General Business Law (Manitoba) in Chambers Canada 2022.

Chambers Canada recommends leading lawyers and a range of provincial, national and international law firms based across the country for those looking for the most suitable providers of legal services. Each firm’s ranking is based on the Chambers’ ranking system, which entails in-depth market analysis and comprehensive independent research. 

In the area of Agribusiness: Agriculture and Food Products, Chambers reported that Fillmore Riley is known as “a standout firm in Manitoba known for its long-standing work on behalf of the grain industry, acting for both handlers and processors.”

In the area of General Business Law, Chambers reported that “the [Fillmore Riley] team is recommended by market sources for its competency in banking and finance, securities and real estate law and assists with leasing and financing, acquisitions, secured transactions and reorganizations. It offers extensive experience advising on M&A within the agriculture, transportation and manufacturing industries.”

Fillmore Riley’s Glen PetersCy FienTim Dewart and Jody Langhan were identified as leading Corporate/Commercial practitioners.

Chambers reported that Glen Peters is known for his “broad corporate and commercial practice which features strengths across M&A and banking transactions as well as real estate financing and leasing matters.”

Chambers recognized Cy Fien as a leading tax lawyer.

Chambers reported that Tim Dewart “enjoys a solid reputation for his banking and finance work, routinely advising both lending clients and private businesses.”

Chambers recognized Jody Langhan as a notable practitioner in Agribusiness and Business and lauded his “high-end practice,” which includes M&A transactions and First Nations economic development.

Bernice Bowley and Stuart Blake were identified as leading practitioners in Litigation: General Commercial.

Chambers highlighted Bernice Bowley's “notable expertise handling insurance disputes on behalf of municipal and healthcare bodies throughout Manitoba.”

Chambers noted that Stuart Blake is "reputed for his handling of matters for national and international insurance organizations before provincial and federal courts."