TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 12, 2016) - DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to announce that Sanjay Joshi has joined the firm as a partner in the firm's Toronto office. With a corporate practice focused on financing transactions in the energy and mining sectors, Sanjay's vast experience will enhance the firm's Corporate as well as the Securities and Corporate Finance groups.

Sanjay's practice includes both public and private securities offerings for corporations and investment banks as well as public M&A transactions. He also provides advice to public companies regarding international capital markets in addition to general corporate and securities law matters. He has completed several significant securities transactions for mining and investment firms as well as a major Canadian airport authority and hydro-electric corporation.

"Sanjay brings more than 16 years of varied corporate experience and has been involved in some of the most complex Canadian and cross-border financing transactions," said Rob Seidel, Q.C., Canada Managing Partner. "He understands the intricacies of our clients' businesses and will be a valuable resource to both the firm and our clients."

In addition to the mining and energy sectors, Sanjay has advised companies in both the on-line media and technology sectors.

Sanjay has previously been ranked as one of Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers under 40 and has been recognized in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. He was an adjunct professor of law at the Faculty of Law, Queen's University for several years where he taught Advanced Securities Law. Sanjay is actively involved in the Toronto business community.

The addition of Sanjay is a reflection of the firm's continued focus on providing our clients with exceptional advice and service.

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