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Fillmore Riley welcomes five lawyers to the partnership

Fillmore Riley LLP congratulates Sven Hombach, Darrell Kreel, Annika Friesen, Kalev Anniko and Cole Southall on their admission to the partnership, which took effect on January 1, 2024. Becoming a partner at Fillmore Riley is a recognition of diligence, exceptional lawyering and teamwork.

An experienced administrative lawyer, Sven practises at the intersection of law and policy with a focus on regulated utilities.

Darrell has over 36 years of experience as a family lawyer. He represents clients in both litigious and collaborative matters, combining his legal knowledge with his financial acumen to help clients achieve the best possible outcome. 

Annika's practice focuses on estate litigation in which she advises trust professionals and private clients on contested wills, capacity questions, estate planning disputes and administration and professional negligence claims.

Kalev is a commercial litigator with a focus on contentious insolvency matters, in which he acts for the region's leading financial institutions and private lenders.

Providing business-focused legal solutions to clients who span diverse sectors, Cole works on a broad range of commercial transactions with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He has significant experience acting as counsel to the healthcare industry and healthcare professionals on commercial matters.