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McKercher LLP

General Business Law

4 ranked lawyersBand 3SaskatchewanCanada 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

McKercher is a well-established full-service law firm with a strong regional footprint. With offices in both Regina and Saskatoon, it offers impressive depth of expertise in commercial transactions, M&A, securities and financing. The group represents a range of national and international clients across various sectors, including agriculture, construction and land use. It demonstrates additional expertise in the energy industry, notably in the renewable resources space. It also attracts considerable praise for its dispute resolution offering, where its lawyers offer substantive experience of litigation at all trial levels, and spanning a range of areas from commercial disputes and class actions to professional and civil liability and medical malpractice litigation.

Notable practitioners

Saskatoon-based experienced of counsel John Beckman QC acts as counsel on a variety of disputes. Along with his handling of contractual and commercial disputes, he features on matters relating to tax as well as First Nations litigation.

John Pringle advises clients on M&A and securities transactions, as well as corporate governance. He is based in Saskatoon.

Regina-based Nicholas Cann QC focuses his contentious practice on insurance defence. He handles a broad range of matters, including professional liability, construction losses and product liability. He often acts for clients in technical professions.

Regina-based Patricia Warsaba QC is firmly positioned at the forefront of the corporate and commercial law market locally and nationally. She attracts praise for her expertise in lending and M&A transactions.

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Overview

Our Corporate and Commercial Law group is a key advisor to client management teams. For private corporations, public entities and Crown corporations, we provide comprehensive services and advice on changing business environments.  We serve a wide range of industries including mining and natural resources, higher education, agriculture, agri-foods and agri-business, transportation, manufacturing, construction, healthcare and non-profits.  We have significant experience representing financial institutions, venture capital companies and public companies on financing and raising capital, public offerings and private placements. Our experience includes counsel to private businesses and large institutions in ongoing commercial and financing transactions, including commercial agreements (franchise, licensing, etc.), transitional services, regulatory implications, security agreements and shared facilities/services arrangements. We also work with community-based groups and large enterprises to prepare prospectuses and other securities financing documents.  We have experience in representing a wide range of vendors and purchasers in the sale and acquisition of businesses, both domestic and international, from private companies to large institutions.

Members

Hirschfeld, Collin

Masich, Christopher

Pringle, John

Rudachyk, Nikki

Sproule, James

Warsaba, Patricia

Industries

Agriculture

Construction

Healthcare

Higher Education

Manufacturing

Mining and Natural Resources

Transportation

General Business Law

McKercher LLP

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374 Third Avenue South

Saskatoon

Saskatchewan

Canada

S7K 1M5

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Saskatchewan

Corporate/Commercial


John Pringle
Band 3
Patricia Warsaba QC
Band 1

Litigation: General Commercial


John Beckman QC
Band 3
Nicholas Cann QC
Band 3