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Globalization and the Canadian legal market
Despite the predictions, Canadian firms don’t appear to be overwhelmed by an urge to merge. Lawyer and strategic consultant Jordan Furlong suggests there are a few reasons for this, including Canada’s relatively stable financial position. “Because we have been insulated to a much greater extent from the financial crisis and the recession, as well as the fact that we are still riding the natural resources wave that has kept the overall economy strong, Canadian firms are not experiencing the same overwhelming pressure that other law firms in other jurisdictions are going through,” he says.
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december 2012 by JordanFurlong
SNR Denton Confirms Three-Way Merger in Canada, Europe
"[FMC] has been mentioned for months as a firm interested in expanding internationally," says Jordan Furlong, an Ottawa-based law firm consultant and strategist with Edge International. "The firm is very strong in Calgary and has a large mining practice."
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november 2012 by JordanFurlong
Fraser Milner Casgrain to go global - The Globe and Mail
Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP plans to merge with two global law firms in a three-way combination that would establish a massive new international player and shake up Canada’s legal industry.
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november 2012 by JordanFurlong
Breaking the ice | Features | The Lawyer
“It’s a very domestic law market here. The legal community in Canada is collegial and while that’s good in terms of civility, there’s a certain amount of gentility - firms will only push against each other so hard,” says Furlong.
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january 2011 by JordanFurlong

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