The Legal 500 has released its Canada 2021 guide naming eight practices and twenty of our lawyers in Canada.

Each year, The Legal 500 highlights practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Their research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers with unrivalled experience in the legal market.

We are proud to have the following practice areas and lawyers named in The Legal 500 Canada 2021 Guide:

8 practice areas have been recommended:

– Competition and Antitrust (tier 4)
– Corporate and M&A (tier 4)
– Dispute Resolution – Ontario (tier 5)
– Intellectual Property (tier 4)
– International Trade (tier 3)
– Labour and Employment (tier 3)
– Tax (tier 5)
– Technology (tier 4)

3 lawyers were listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list:

George Avraam – Labour and Employment
Paul Burns – International Trade
Jacques Bernier – Tax

2 lawyers were listed as a “Rising Stars”:
Jennifer Bernardo – Labour and Employment
Christina Doria – Dispute Resolution – Ontario

1 lawyer was listed as a “Next Generation Partner”:
Michael Nowina – Dispute Resolution – Ontario

20 lawyers are named in the editorial: 

Competition and Antitrust
– Arlan Gates 
– Nancy Hamzo
– Yana Ermak

Corporate and M&A
– Charles Magerman
– David Palumbo
– Nancy Hamzo
– Greg McNab

Dispute Resolution
– John Pirie    
– Matthew Latella
– Michael Nowina
– Christina Doria

Intellectual Property
– Christopher Aide
– Stephanie Vaccari
– Jim Holloway
International Trade
– Paul Burns 
– Brian Cacic 

Labour and Employment
– George Avraam    
– Jennifer Bernardo 

– Jacques Bernier    
– Peter Clark 

– Theo Ling

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