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Jay Fortin Joins Bennett Jones LLP as Partner in the Doha Office

Bennett Jones announced today that Jay Fortin was joining the firm as a Partner in their office in Doha Qatar.
Bennett Jones is a Canadian based law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Beijing, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha.

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Jay Fortin Joins Bennett Jones LLP as Partner in the Doha Office

DOHA, QATAR, April 25, 2012 – Bennett Jones announced today that Jay Fortin was joining the firm as a Partner in their office in Doha Qatar.

Bennett Jones is a Canadian based law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa, Beijing, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha.

“Jay has broad experience throughout the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Middle East and North Africa region”, says Hugh McKinnon, Bennett Jones’ CEO. “Prior to moving to the Arabian Gulf he practised in New York City, which adds to his breadth of experience”, he adds.

Mr. Fortin’s principal areas of focus are project finance; the acquisition, development, financing, construction and operation of infrastructure assets; asset based lending; and cross border investment; with particular emphasis on power generation, ports and airports.

“We consider ourselves extremely fortunate to have Jay join us in the Middle East “, said David Silver, Partner in Bennett Jones’ Doha office.”Jay brings a unique business perspective that will enhance our service to our clients in the region.”

Jay Fortin received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1977 from the University of Rhode Island, and a J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1984. He was admitted to the State Bar of New York in 1985 and to the Connecticut Bar in 2002.

He is rated “AV” by Martindale Hubbell (the highest rating). He joins David Silver in our new office in the Qatar Financial Centre.

About Bennett Jones

Bennett Jones is home to more than 360 lawyers and business advisors and 495 staff in eight offices – Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha and Beijing. Our firm’s leadership position is reflected in the law we practice, the groundbreaking work we do, the client relationships we have and the quality of our people.


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