Lawyer Andre Poles Joins Dickinson Wright LLP as a Partner

Dickinson Wright LLP, Canada’s leading full-service business law firm specializing in cross-border counsel, is pleased to announce that Andre G. Poles has joined the firm’s Toronto office as a Partner.

Mr. Poles is a highly regarded capital markets, securities, regulatory and corporate lawyer with over 20 years of experience advising clients in the financial services industry. He advises issuers in all industries, as well as Canadian and foreign dealers, on the full range of legal and compliance issues related to accessing the Canadian capital markets when offering of securities in public offerings and private placements. He regularly provides Canadian and foreign registrants with advice on complying with the Canadian securities regulatory regime as it applies to their operations and activities in Canada.

Mr. Poles is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, the Law Society (England & Wales), and the Royal Canadian Military Institute. He is recognized as a leader in his field by Best Lawyers in Canada. Mr. Poles received his B.A. from the University of Toronto and his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Dickinson Wright’s Approach to Cross-Border Counsel
As a full-service business law firm, specializing in cross-border legal counsel, Dickinson Wright’s legal experts work with clients across multiple industries and on both sides of the Canada-US border. The firm’s advantage lies in its seamless management of client business issues: the Dickinson Wright OneTeam Approach. This is a unified strategy to provide clients with individualized service, drawing on collaborative, cross-practice, and inter-office teams. As such, each client has direct access to the broad legal expertise of 475 lawyers across the combined 19-office Dickinson Wright network.

Each Client is a Valued Firm-Wide Client
Dickinson Wright also believes that each client is a valued client of the firm as a whole. In order to put this principle into practice, the firm’s lawyers are driven by, and incented according to, the belief that success is best achieved by aligning the firm’s business goals with those of its clients. In practice, Dickinson Wright’s lawyers personally guide each of their clients across the firm’s teams, offices and across borders to best service their evolving legal requirements.

About Dickinson Wright LLP
Dickinson Wright LLP is Canada’s leading full-service business law firm specializing in cross-border counsel. Based in Toronto, the firm has broad legal expertise including 15 industry sectors and across 36 practice areas. It is an affiliate of Dickinson Wright PLLC, a general practice business law firm based in the U.S. The firm’s lawyers have been, and continue to be, recognized by leading guides to lawyers across almost every category of law, including The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada and Global Guides, and Who’s Who Legal. To learn more about Dickinson Wright, please visit the firm’s website at

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