Congratulations to Clark Wilson’s Newest Partners

Firm News

We are pleased to announce the appointment of five new partners, effective January 2020:

Athar Malik
Intellectual Property | Information Technology | Higher Learning
Procuring, protecting and enforcing IP in a global context are key to every company’s business strategy. As both a lawyer and a registered Canadian trademark agent, Athar is well placed to meet the IP needs of clients. Whether representing clients in clearing or securing trademarks, drafting IP agreements or advising on copyright issues, his practical approach and eye for detail allow him to provide solutions that contribute to our clients’ success.

Avery Saunders
Private Company Mergers & Acquisitions | Commercial Real Estate | General Business Law
Avery’s practical nature, strong technical and drafting skills and ability to take a complex transaction and break it down into manageable, easy-to-understand components for her clients allows them to focus on creating business growth. When she is met with a problem or issue relating to business structuring or business succession, Avery works to meet a client’s needs with responsiveness, respect and practicality.

Gordon Behan
Estates & Trusts
Recognizing that a lawsuit can be difficult, time-consuming and distracting for the people involved, Gordon attempts to assume this burden, navigating the legal waters and helping reduce stress for our clients. Gordon prides himself on providing a straightforward and frank risk assessment to our clients. This allows our clients to be proactive, alert and adaptable to any issues that may arise.

Karen Ngan
Commercial Real Estate | Private Company Mergers & Acquisitions | General Business Law
In her practice, Karen encourages our clients to pursue ideas and capitalize on business opportunities. She supports these pursuits with successful legal solutions that protect our clients’ investments and achieve their goals. Her approach is to provide advice that combines law and business, guiding clients through a solution that is intuitive and makes practical commercial sense.

Katie Mak
Banking, Insolvency & Restructuring | Business Litigation | Fraud & Asset Recovery
Insolvency proceedings and business disputes are often stressful times for the parties involved. Katie understands this challenge and offers expert guidance during what are commonly complicated and foreign legal processes. She unravels the law to help clients save resources, preserve business and protect interests, capital and investments.

Their work and results in their respective practice areas continue to help our firm reach new heights. Please join us in congratulating Athar, Avery, Gordon, Karen and Katie on this latest achievement. We look forward to years of working together to serve our clients.