Managing Partner: Clifford Proudfoot
Number of partners: 81
Number of other lawyers: 63
Ranked as the top regional firm in Canada by Chambers Canada in 2015 and recognised as the top firm in British Columbia, Alberta and the North by Canadian Lawyer magazine, Lawson Lundell LLP is a recognised leader in commercial law with specialities 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 and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
Lawson Lundell's offices are in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary and Yellowknife. The firm's diverse client base involves the firm in advising on international projects, which allows it to stay at the forefront of changes and developments affecting their industries.
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 all areas of the economy. The firm is a member of the World Services Group, which is a global network of leading professional service firms, and have 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 its first commitment is to providing exceptional and timely service.
Main Areas of Practice:
With over 145 lawyers, Lawson Lundell provides services to clients in many industry sectors and across a variety of practice areas including:
■ Banking & Debt Financing
■ Business Law
■ Construction & Engineering
■ Corporate Finance & Securities
■ Energy: Electricity
■ Energy: Oil & Gas
■ Financial Services
■ Forest Products
■ Indigenous Law
■ Insolvency & Restructuring
■ Hospitality & Tourism
■ Labour & Employment
■ Litigation & Dispute Resolution
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Project Development: Natural Resources
■ Pension & Employee Benefits
■ Private Equity
■ Public Utility & Regulatory
■ Real Estate & Municipal Planning
■ Research & Opinions
■ Venture Capital