The Canadian legal market is booming, but strong domestic growth and intense international interest are accompanied by fierce competition from private and in-house practitioners. In a crowded market, it can be difficult for companies to stand out, especially in tough economic times. However, Canadian lawyers have distinguished themselves by adapting and diversifying in response to the post-crisis global landscape. Notable companies in the country are primarily companies founded in Canada but with an international presence, particularly in the United States. The importance of North American relationships is reflected in our research: five of our top 11 companies have respected expertise in the United States. In addition, earlier this year, we identified the world`s top performers in the Who`s Who Legal 100, five of which were Canadian powerhouses: Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Norton Rose LLP, LLP, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and Stikeman Elliott LLP We are delighted that Who`s Who Legal: Canada has recognized 31 McMillan lawyers as the best business law advisors in their field. WWL: Canada serves as a comprehensive guide to the country`s legal market. Lawyers are selected based on independent research with clients and colleagues. This recognition from our lawyers is a testament to McMillan`s national expertise, excellent client service and depth in eight of our key areas of interest. WWL publishes its ranking by practice areas where each McMillan multidisciplinary team has been recognized. Click to see all our areas of expertise. Our latest research on the Canadian legal market resulted in a comprehensive guide with 1,497 offers from 292 law firms.
Borden Ladner Gervais is recognized in 32 different practice areas and leads our construction and insolvency offerings. Stikeman Elliott is one of the most respected names in the Canadian legal market, particularly in corporate and capital markets law. Jeff Cowan has a leading practice in assisting regulated professionals and professionals in regulated industries with their professional negligence and liability claims. Clare Burns: Recommended in Canada – National Leader Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt, Torys, Norton Rose Fulbright, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg, Gowling Lafleur Henderson and Bennett Jones are also recognized for the strength of their lawyers, both individually and collectively. The seventh edition of WWL: Canada is a comprehensive report that lists more than 1,000 of Canada`s top business lawyers and consulting professionals. To put our findings in context, we will briefly present the current national climate in our overview – showing how the market has been shaken by recent law firm mergers and the continued impact of commodity declines. Raj Anand: Recommended for professional negligence (world leader) View all of our company profiles and professional communications for the Canadian market. Carlos Martins: Recommended in the areas of Transport – Aviation litigation, Transport – Aviation regulation (world leader); Canada – Transport Aviation (national leader); Transport – Aviation Litigation, Transport – Aviation Regulation (Global Elite Thought Leader). Frank Walwyn enjoys strong peer support for his world-class litigation practice that assists professionals in business-to-business litigation. Eleven law firms are honored for their achievements in our research. Blake Cassels & Graydon is second to none with 115 listings and excels in energy, real estate and corporate taxes.
McCarthy Tétrault impressed with 93 offers from its team of 500 lawyers. Consolidations in the market have shown the ambitious expansion of some companies, as medium-sized companies become larger and large companies absorb small shops that are slowly disappearing into the market. The effect is more competitive fees and a larger talent pool for clients to choose from. This is an unprecedented time for every person and every company in Canada and around the world. We understand the challenges and can help you overcome them. Send us a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Cross-Border Transactions and Investments in Canada We are pleased to announce that nine of the firm`s lawyers have been recognized for their exceptional expertise among Canada`s leading litigators in the 2022 special edition of Lexpert. We are pleased that an important case is among Lexpert`s top 10 business decisions from 2021 to 2022.
Caroline Abela: Recommended for professional negligence (world leader); Canada – Asset Recovery (National Leader). Carlos Martins has a “thorough grasp of the requirements of aviation law” and is hailed by sources as an “incredibly competent lawyer”. We thank our customers, colleagues and colleagues and look forward to continuing our efforts to better serve our customers in Ontario, across Canada and around the world.” View profiles of leading law firms in 2012. James Kosa: Recommended in Data – Information Technology (world leader); Canada – Data (National Leader) Bryan Finlay KC: Recommended in Commercial Litigation (Global Leader); Canada – Commercial Litigation (National Leader) Each of the following lawyers was selected based on interviews with general counsel and private practice lawyers from around the world. We congratulate the lawyers listed below for their recognition in a broad area of expertise: Glenn Ackerley: recommended in construction, government contracts (world leader); Canada – Construction, Canada – Government Procurement (national leader); Construction (thought leader) The publication also provides editorial analysis of the most respected companies and individuals in research in 47 different practice areas. We are delighted that Who`s Who Legal: Global has recognized 28 McMillan lawyers as the best business law advisors in their field.