Chambers Canada Awards 2021 and Guide Launch 2022

About the awards

The awards are based on the research for the 2022 edition of Chambers Canada. These awards reflect a law firm’s pre-eminence in key practice areas. They also reflect notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.

Event Details:
Event date
Thursday, 9 September 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC
Event location
Online
Event tiers
In-House legal teams - Free
Law Firms - Free

Canada Awards 2021 shortlists

Arbitration Chambers of the Year 
Arbitration Place 
Bay Street Chambers 
Vancouver Arbitration Chambers 

Boutique Law Firm of the Year 
Brown Mills Klinck Prezioso LLP 
Cassidy Levy Kent LLP 
LaBarge Weinstein LLP 
Sotos LLP 
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP

Construction Law Firm of the Year 
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 
Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP 

Corporate Law Firm of the Year 
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 
Stikeman Elliott LLP 

Corporate Lawyer of the Year 
Jonathan McCullough, Bennett Jones LLP 
Vincent Mercier, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP 
Patricia Olasker, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP 
Karrin Powys-Lybbe, Torys LLP 
Emmanuel Pressman, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 

Employment Law Firm of the Year 
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 
Fasken 
Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP 
McCarthy Tétrault LLP 
Stikeman Elliott LLP 

Employment Lawyer of the Year 
Richard Charney, Norton Rose Fulbright 
Stephane Fillion, Fasken 
James Knight, Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP 
Craig Neuman, Neuman Thompson 
Thomas Roper, Roper Greyell LLP 

Healthcare Law Firm of the Year 
Bennett Jones LLP 
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP 
Harper Grey 
McCarthy Tétrault LLP 

Insurance Law Firm of the Year 
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 
Clyde & Co 
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP 
McCarthy Tétrault LLP 
Torys LLP 

Litigation/Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year  
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP 
Lenczner Slaght LLP 
McCarthy Tétrault LLP 
Torys LLP 

Litigation Lawyer of the Year 
Pierre Bienvenu, Norton Rose Fulbright 
Tom Curry, Lenczner Slaght 
Jonathan Lisus, Lax O’Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP 
Linda Plumpton, Torys LLP 
Kent Thomson, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP 

Projects & Energy Law Firm of the Year 
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP 
McCarthy Tétrault LLP 
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 
Torys LLP 

Projects & Energy Lawyer of the Year 
Chris Bennett, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 
Derek Flaman, Torys LLP 
Krista Hill, Torys LLP 
Rocco Sebastiano, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP 
Shea Small, McCarthy Tétrault LLP 

Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 
Bennett Jones LLP 
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 
Goodmans LLP 
McCarthy Tétrault LLP 
Stikeman Elliott LLP 

Real Estate Lawyer of the Year 
John Currie, McCarthy Tétrault LLP 
Chris Huband, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP 
Juli Morrow, Goodmans LLP 
Marc Rubin, De Grandpré Chait 
Wayne Whitlock, Bennett Jones LLP 

Regional Law Firm of the Year 
BCF LLP 
Langlois lawyers 
Lawson Lundell LLP 
MacPherson Leslie Tyerman LLP 
Torkin Manes LLP 

Joanna Lane, Editor – Canada, Africa, Caribbean, the Middle East and Offshore - Chambers and Partners
Joanna joined Chambers in 2010 as a researcher on the Global team, before being promoted to Deputy Editor. She took on the role of Editor of the Canada guide in its inaugural year in 2014, and was appointed editor of Chambers Global (ROW) in 2019. Prior to moving to London she worked at a nightlife magazine in Singapore, and taught English in Taiwan. Joanna grew up in Canada, and graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa with a degree in International Development. She also completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism at the London School of Journalism.
Ed Draper, Assistant Editor - Canada and Global (ROW) - Chambers and Partners
Ed joined Chambers in 2018 as a researcher on the Canada team. Since joining, he has contributed to the development of the Canada, Global and US guides, before being promoted to assistant editor in January 2021. Ed studied history at Royal Holloway, University of London, graduating in 2016, and had a brief stint in financial services before joining Chambers.
Laurence Mussett, Assistant Editor Canada and Global (ROW) - Chambers and Partners
Laurence graduated from the University of Warwick in 2016 with a BA in History, followed by an MA in Modern History in 2017. He joined Chambers in January 2018 as part of the client team before moving to the Global team as a senior researcher.
Evgenia Alexiou, Senior Research Analyst - Canada and Global (ROW) - Chambers and Partners
Evgenia joined Chambers in 2019 as a researcher on the Canada and wider Global team.Prior to joining Chambers, Evgenia lived and worked in Greece. She has significant experience in customer service and has worked as a student support worker, assisting students in a number of universities across London. Evgenia graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London in 2019 with a BSc in Psychology with Forensic Psychology.
Dan Muir, Research Analyst - Canada and Global (ROW) - Chambers and Partners
Daniel graduated with distinction from Loughborough University with an MSc in International Financial and Political Relations. Specialising in energy sector research and geopolitics, his experiences prior to joining Chambers in 2019 have included market and data research positions across the UK, China and the Netherlands.
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Thursday, 9 Sep 2021 • 06:00 pm UTC
Chambers Canada Awards 2021 and Guide Launch 2022
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