September 28, 2020

Lenczner Slaght Welcomes Director of Finance

Canada’s leading litigation firm is proud to welcome Claudia Bessant as the firm’s new Director of Finance.

Working closely with the firm’s Chief Operating Officer, Claudia will be responsible for leading all aspects of Lenczner Slaght’s Finance operations. With a focus on aligning with the firm’s short and long-term initiatives, Claudia will use her strategic and business acumen to streamline processes and deliver insights that will serve our clients and various internal and external stakeholders. Claudia will also inspire and encourage innovation as part of the never-ending evolution of the traditional Finance function to one that goes beyond the day-to-day operations.

Gerry Tipold, Chief Operating Officer at Lenczner Slaght, says, “Claudia is a dynamic individual with solid business skills and experience. She is a valuable addition to our business team and will benefit our clients with her forward-thinking approach and vision.”

Equipped with a degree in Mathematics, Claudia pursued her Chartered Professional Accountant designation and has since held various roles in Finance. Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Claudia worked for one of the world’s top accounting and consulting firms, where she played a leadership role in the firm’s largest projects, including a global systems implementation. Her prior experience spans across different industries and functions, and this collection of learnings is the foundation to the innovation she aspires to instill at Lenczner Slaght.

Welcome, Claudia!