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Fasken

Canada Guide 2024

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Provided by Fasken
Canada

Chair of the Partnership Board: Marie-Josée Neveu

Managing Partner: Martin Denyes

Number of Partners: 500+

Number of Lawyers (including counsel): 450+

Languages: English, French. Many lawyers and staff are also fluent in other languages spoken in business circles worldwide

FIRM OVERVIEW: As a premier law firm with over 950 lawyers worldwide, Fasken is where excellence meets expertise. We are dedicated to shaping the future our clients want, precisely when it matters most. For more information, visit fasken.com.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Securities & M&A: Fasken advises private and listed corporations on corporate financing and M&A deals, including takeover bids, asset and share acquisitions, public-private partnerships and other joint venture transactions.

Litigation/ADR: Fasken handles complex litigation, class actions, insolvency and dispute settlement, including mediation and arbitration, before domestic and international tribunals.

Infrastructure & PPP: Fasken advises on multi-faceted projects, acting for public and private sector clients, working extensively with proponents, consortia, constructors, lenders, other private sector project participants and authorities at all levels of government.

Labour, Employment & Human Rights: Fasken provides business solutions to employers in all aspects of labour and employment law and with advice before arbitration boards, provincial and federal labour boards, tribunals and international courts.

Indigenous Law: Fasken represents clients on issues that arise out of claims of treaty and Indigenous rights, by first nations, Inuit and Métis people.

Private Client Services: Fasken provides legal solutions to individuals, families and their private businesses, by bringing a multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach to the complex personal, estate, family and business issues of private clients.

Real Estate: Fasken acts for major real estate investors and developers, pension funds, pension fund advisors, REITs, financial institutions, public organisations, public hospitals, lenders, and owners/operators and developers of office buildings, retail shopping centres, outlet centres, industrial projects, residential complexes and infrastructure projects.

Taxation: Home to one of Canada’s largest tax practices, Fasken provides expertise in tax advice, planning, advocacy and dispute resolution relating to all income, commodity and customs tax issues, and cross-border advisory and transactional tax matters.

Intellectual Property: Fasken advises on IP portfolio management, assistance with product development, securing of IP registrations as needed, licensing and sale of IP assets, and advice on branding and management of domain names.

TMT: Fasken advises on technology and e-commerce matters including large technology procurement projects, outsourcing, licensing, software implementation, software development, privacy, outsourcing, joint ventures, technology related financings. The firm also works with start-up companies and early-stage entrepreneurs as well as angel, venture capital, private equity and public venture capital firms. Fasken represents wireline and wireless telecoms carriers, resellers and telecoms service providers, internet service providers, new media undertakings, radio and television broadcasters, Canadian pay and specialty services, non-Canadian satellite services, cable television, satellite distributors, and independent producers.

Financial Services: Banking is a core pillar of the Canadian economy, and as such Fasken advises the entire spectrum of the country’s financial services industry, from bank and insurance regulation, to lending and project finance.

Energy & Environment: Fasken advises clients in energy law, commercial law, regulatory law, capital markets, equity and debt financing, construction law and environmental law, including development and operation of energy projects, First Nations agreements, M&A transactions, financings, carbon markets and contaminated sites.

Mining: Fasken has earned an unparalleled reputation in the mining industry and handles all aspects therein, including assisting clients in structuring transactions to promote cross-border efficiencies, reduce exposure to political and regulatory risk and facilitate financing.

Ranked Offices

Provided by Fasken

Canada - Head office
Canada
  • Calgary
    3400 First Canadian Centre, 350-7th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, AB T2P 3N9
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    Montréal
    800 Victoria Square, Suite 3500 Suite 3500 , Montréal, Québec, Canada, QC , H4Z 1E9
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    Ottawa
    Suite 1300, 55 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, ON K1P 6L5
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    Québec
    365 rue Abraham-Martin, bureau 600 Suite 600 , Québec, Québec, Canada, G1K 8N1
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    Vancouver
    550 Burrard Street #2900 , Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, BC V6C 0A3
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UK
  • London
    15th Floor, 125 Old Broad Street, London, Greater London, UK, EC2N 1AR
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Contributions

Latest contributions provided by Fasken

Expert Focus
Brian Burkett
Claudia Feldkamp
Authored by
Brian Burkett, Claudia Feldkamp
Podcast • Jun 2024
Global Practice Guide
Jean-Raphaël Champagne
Ralph Aziz
Julie Uzan-Naulin
Jean-Philippe Mikus
Amélie Béliveau
+3
Authored by
Jean-Raphaël Champagne, Ralph Aziz, Julie Uzan-Naulin, Jean-Philippe Mikus, Amélie Béliveau and more
Article • Jun 2024
Global Practice Guide
Sarah Gingrich
Sean Stevens
Gordon Raman
Marie-Josée Neveu
Authored by
Sarah Gingrich, Sean Stevens, Gordon Raman, Marie-Josée Neveu
Article • May 2024

All contributions provided by Fasken

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Title and authorsContent typePublication dateMedia type
TMT 2024 | Canada | Law and Practice
Authored by: Leslie Milton, Scott Prescott, Christopher Ferguson, Paul Burbank
Global Practice Guide Jan 2024 Article
Antitrust Litigation 2023 | Canada | Law and Practice
Authored by: Antonio Di Domenico, Vera Toppings, Carolyn Flanagan, Timothy Law
Global Practice Guide Sep 2023 Article
Antitrust Litigation 2023 | Canada | Trends and Developments
Authored by: Antonio Di Domenico, Vera Toppings, Carolyn Flanagan, Timothy Law
Global Practice Guide Sep 2023 Article
Private Equity 2023 | Canada | Trends and Developments
Authored by: Caitlin Rose, Grant McGlaughlin, Charles Chevrette, Nicole Park
Global Practice Guide Aug 2023 Article
Private Equity 2023 | Canada | Law and Practice
Authored by: Caitlin Rose, Grant McGlaughlin, Charles Chevrette, Nicole Park
Global Practice Guide Aug 2023 Article
Employment 2023 | Canada | Law and Practice
Authored by: Christopher Pigott, Rachel Younan, Jacob Wagner, Rebecca Rossi
Global Practice Guide Aug 2023 Article

Fasken rankings

Canada Guide 2024
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Alberta
Corporate/Commercial
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Sarah Gingrich
4
Sarah Gingrich
4
Band 4
Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded
1 Department
Department
Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded
1
Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded
1
Band 1
Employment & Labour
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Andrew Dixon
U
Andrew Dixon
U
Up and Coming
Litigation: General Commercial
1 Department
Department
Litigation: General Commercial
5
Litigation: General Commercial
5
Band 5
Real Estate
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Paul Logan
3
Paul Logan
3
Band 3
British Columbia
Corporate/Commercial
4 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Blair Horn
3
Blair Horn
3
Band 3
Ally Bharmal
4
Ally Bharmal
4
Band 4
Iain Mant
4
Iain Mant
4
Band 4
Jon Conlin
U
Jon Conlin
U
Up and Coming
Corporate/Commercial: The Elite
1 Department
Department
Corporate/Commercial: The Elite
2
Corporate/Commercial: The Elite
2
Band 2
Employment & Labour
1 Department
5 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Employment & Labour
1
Employment & Labour
1
Band 1
Lawyers
David McDonald
2
David McDonald
2
Band 2
Clayton Jones
3
Clayton Jones
3
Band 3
Lorene A Novakowski
3
Lorene A Novakowski
3
Band 3
David Wong
4
David Wong
4
Band 4
Stephanie Gutierrez
4
Stephanie Gutierrez
4
Band 4
Litigation: General Commercial
1 Department
5 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Litigation: General Commercial
1
Litigation: General Commercial
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Geoffrey Cowper KC
1
Geoffrey Cowper KC
1
Band 1
Tracey M Cohen KC
1
Tracey M Cohen KC
1
Band 1
Andrew I Nathanson KC
2
Andrew I Nathanson KC
2
Band 2
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