Canada: Andrew Alleyne Elected President of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers

Andrew Alleyne, a partner in the law firm of Fasken Martineau’s Technology and Intellectual Property and Corporate Law Practice Groups, was elected as the new President of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers in February 2011.

 

Established in 1996, the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers is a national network of Canadian law professionals committed to reinvesting in the Black community in Canada.

 

“I have been on the CABL board for many years advocating on behalf of the Black legal community and I am very proud that my peers in the community have given me their confidence in this new leadership role. I intend to continue to promote the advancement of members of the Black community in the legal profession and will make every effort to ensure that they are well represented,” said Andrew Alleyne.

 

Andrew has been a member of the CABL board for seven years and is a highly regarded expert in technology law having handled, among other things, significant information technology outsourcing projects for Canadian institutions and major business concerns.

 

“On behalf of his partners and friends at Fasken Martineau, I congratulate Andrew on his election. Fasken Martineau is proud to be associated with the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers and looks forward to continuing its support of CABL initiatives such as the Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Scholarship which was instituted two years ago,” said Martin Denyes, Fasken Martineau’s Managing Partner for the Ontario Region.

 

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