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Firm Details

Managing Partner: Clifford Proudfoot, QC

Number of partners: 90

Number of other lawyers: 84

Languages: English, French, Cantonese, German, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mandarin, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu

Offices

Vancouver, BC

Calgary, AB

Yellowknife, NT

Kelowna, BC

Firm Overview

Lawson Lundell is a full-service business law firm, known for the firm's practical and strategic approach to legal services. The firm is a recognised leader in mining, energy, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking, pensions and employee benefits, real estate and tax. The firm is equally strong in regulatory and commercial litigation with recognised experience in indigenous, environmental, labour and employment, and insolvency. The firm's lawyers are repeatedly recognised in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada as among the best in their fields, and have achieved significant recognition in Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Litigation and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

With offices in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary and Yellowknife, Lawson Lundell provides advice and assistance to public and private sector clients doing business in Western and Northern Canada, nationally and internationally, on a broad range of complex business law issues involving various sectors of the economy. The firm is a member of the World Services Group, which is a global network of leading professional service firms, and has strong working relationships with other law firms in Canada and abroad. The approach and philosophy that guides the firm's legal work has been developed through decades of working with its clients and understanding their business and industry objectives. Responsiveness is critical to clients, so the firm's first commitment is to provide exceptional and timely service.

Main Areas of Practice

With over 170 lawyers, Lawson Lundell provides services to clients in many industry sectors and across a variety of practice areas including:

  • Banking & Debt Financing
  • Board Advisory & Corporate Governance
  • Business Law
  • China Group
  • Clean Energy & Technology
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Energy: Electricity
  • Energy: Oil & Gas
  • Energy: Power
  • Environmental & Regulatory
  • Financial Services
  • Forest Products
  • Indigenous Law
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Intellectual Property
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Labour & Employment
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Northern Canada
  • Project Development: Natural Resources
  • Pension & Employee Benefits
  • Private Equity
  • Public Utility & Regulatory
  • Real Estate & Municipal Planning
  • Research & Opinions
  • Social Impact and Business Sustainability
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Venture Capital

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This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021

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Litigation: General Commercial
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British Columbia

Corporate/Commercial: The Elite
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Employment & Labour
Band 2
Litigation: General Commercial
Band 2
Real Estate
Band 2
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Aboriginal Law
Band 1

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Alberta

Litigation: General Commercial


Grant Vogeli QC
Band 4
Michael J Donaldson
Band 3
British Columbia

Corporate/Commercial


David Allard
Band 1
John Smith
Senior Statespeople

Employment & Labour


Nicole Skuggedal
Band 3
Robert A Sider QC
Band 2

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Senior Statespeople
John SmithCorporate/Commercial
Chris BaldwinEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining
Chris BaldwinEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining: Development and Operations
Band 1
John OlynykAboriginal Law
Keith BergnerAboriginal Law
David AllardCorporate/Commercial
Jeff ChristianEnergy: Power (Regulatory)
Sheila MacPhersonGeneral Business Law
Murray CampbellPensions & Benefits
Band 2
David AllardAgribusiness: Forestry
Robert A Sider QCEmployment & Labour
Khaled Abdel-BarrEnergy & Natural Resources: Mining: Development and Operations
Christine KowbelGeneral Business Law
Craig Ferris QCLitigation: General Commercial
Kenneth BurnsPensions & Benefits
Edward L. WilsonReal Estate
Peter TolenskyReal Estate

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Suite 1600 Cathedral Place

925 West Georgia Street

Vancouver

British Columbia

Canada

V6C 3L2

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