Bennett Jones LLP welcomes The Honourable John Manley P.C., O.C. as Senior Advisor to the firm.
John Manley is one of the most highly respected business leaders in Canada. He is Canada’s former Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Finance Minister and Industry Minister. From 2010 to 2018, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Business Council of Canada, representing the CEOs of leading Canadian corporations.
John is Chair of the Boards of Directors of CIBC and CAE Inc., and is a member of the Board of Directors of TELUS. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada and is active in the not-for-profit sector. He is Chair of the Advisory Council of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and past-Chair of the Canadian branch of the Trilateral Commission. He brings his years of experience in government and business to support Bennett Jones’ clients and lawyers, and joins the firm’s exceptional Governmental Affairs & Public Policy Group.
Bennett Jones is one of Canada’s premier business law firms and home to 400 lawyers and business advisors. With deep experience in complex transactions and litigation matters, the firm is well equipped to advise businesses and investors with Canadian ventures, and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world.