France Tenaille ranked in Chambers Latin America 2016

13 October 2016

France Tenaille, a Toronto-based business law partner at Gowling WLG and co-leader of the firm's Latin America team, has once again been ranked in Chambers Latin America 2016 in the "Projects: Mining - Leading Canadian Firms" category. Tenaille's expertise in this area has also been repeatedly recognized in Chambers Global.

In the guide's client feedback, Tenaille was described as "absolutely phenomenal in drafting agreements." Clients also praised her deep understanding of the region, commenting: "She provides insights on things that we would have missed. She is an excellent intermediary."

Fluent in Spanish and called to the Bar in both Canada and Venezuela - where she practised civil law for more than five years - Tenaille is known for her in-depth understanding of Latin America's legal system and unique business environment and cultural traditions.

With a strong background in M&A, capital markets and project finance, she advises Canadian and international clients on a wide range of Latin American matters, including cross-border transactions in the region's energy and mining sectors. Tenaille has been named among Latinvex's top 100 female lawyers in Latin America for three consecutive years.

Chambers' guides have been a trusted reference for in-house counsel and executives seeking to identify the world's top lawyers and firms for over 20 years. Rankings in Chambers Latin America are the result of extensive peer and client interviews in which a range of key qualities are assessed, including technical legal ability, client service, professional conduct, commitment and diligence.

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