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Firm profile for Canada 2022

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This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 FinTech 2021

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C.E.O: Teresa Dufort

Executive Committee:Teresa Dufort, David Dunlop, Tim Murphy, Stephen Wortley

Office Management Partners: Adam Maerov (Calgary), Shari Munk-Manel (Montréal), Martin Thompson (Ottawa), Eric Friedman (Toronto), Cory Kent

(Vancouver)

Chair, Hong Kong Office: Stephen Wortley

Firm Overview:  

McMillan LLP is a leading Canadian law firm committed to client service and professional excellence. As a full service business law firm, McMillan serves public, private and not-for-profit clients across key industries in Canada, the United States and internationally. With globally recognised expertise and acknowledged leadership in major business sectors, the firm provides integrated, creative and solutions-oriented legal advice through its offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa and Hong Kong. The firm's values—respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence—are at the heart of McMillan’s commitment to serve its clients, its local communities and the legal profession.

Practice Areas: 

Aboriginal Law

Business Law

Capital Markets & Securities

Commercial Real Estate

Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment

Corporate Governance

Employment & Labour Relations

Financial Services

Government & Public Policy

Intellectual Property

International Trade

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Mergers & Acquisitions

Privacy & Data Protection

Restructuring & Insolvency

Tax

Industries: 

Automotive

Aviation

Banking & Finance

Cannabis Law

Construction & Infrastructure

Energy

Food, Beverage & Agribusiness

Forest Products

Franchising & Distribution

Life Sciences

Manufacturing

Marketing & Advertising

Mining

Oil & Gas

Private Equity & Venture Capital

Project Finance & P3

Startups & Emerging Companies

Technology

Transportation

Main Areas of Practice:  

Business Law:
The firm delivers comprehensive business law services including on-going corporate and commercial advice to Canadian and foreign clients across a diverse range of industries.

Cannabis:
McMillan’s cannabis practice group, one of the largest groups and most experienced of its kind in Canada, works closely with a wide range of industry participants to help them succeed in the cannabis industry.

Capital Markets & Securities:
McMillan has extensive experience in virtually every area of securities law and acts for Canadian and foreign issuers of debt and equity securities and cryptocurrencies; financial institutions; investment banks and securities dealers.

Commercial Real Estate:
The group helps clients create value, manage risk, enhance investment returns and create favourable tax structures for several commercial real estate initiatives.

Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment:
McMillan offers a unique national platform for its competition law practice and is highly recognised for national and international merger, cartel and other competition matters. The group has played a leading role in the development of competition law and policy in Canada.

Employment & Labour Relations:
Represents clients at all levels of provincial and federal courts, human rights tribunals, labour relations and pension boards, arbitration and government administrative bodies.

Financial Services:
Approved counsel to all six major Canadian banks, all of the G14 banks, government institutions, and corporate clients on significant, complex domestic and cross-border financing and regulatory matters.

Government & Public Policy:
The firm is a market leader in privatisation and procurement with expertise in project planning, negotiating, and tendering.

Intellectual Property:
McMillan helps clients protect and secure their valuable IP assets and is recognised as one of the leading intellectual property practices in Canada.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
McMillan represents national and international clients facing virtually any type of business dispute or issue in any forum across Canada.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
The firm acts for Canadian and foreign entities in transactions involving the purchase, sale and strategic combination of businesses across all major industry sectors.

Mining, Natural Resources & Energy:
McMillan is involved in issues and transactions through all stages of exploration, development, and production and related environmental issues.

Privacy & Data Protection:
McMillan assists clients with understanding privacy and data protection laws and the impact of regulatory requirements on their business while implementing measures to reduce risks.

Restructuring & Insolvency:
Represents Canadian and foreign financial institutions, investment banks, governments, corporations, pension funds and hedge funds on several debt and debt-like products and services.

Tax:
Providing comprehensive and pragmatic advice on corporate reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions, securities, structured financing and derivative products, leasing, and cross-border transactions.

Canada

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 FinTech 2021

Contributions

Total 3 contributions

Trends and Developments

International Fraud & Asset Tracing 2021 in Canada

Authors: Benjamin Bathgate, Guy Pinsonnault, Guneev Bhinder, Mireille Germain

Law and Practice

International Fraud & Asset Tracing 2021 in Canada

Authors: Benjamin Bathgate, Guy Pinsonnault, Guneev Bhinder, Mireille Germain

Law and Practice

Anti-Corruption 2021 in Canada

Authors: Benjamin Bathgate, Guy Pinsonnault, Neil Campbell, Timothy Cullen

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Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
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International Trade/WTO
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Aboriginal Law


Robin Junger
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Daniel G Edmondstone
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Janine MacNeil
Band 3

Banking & Finance


Jeffrey Rogers
Band 2

Cannabis Law


Desmond Balakrishnan
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Top Ranked Lawyers

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Geza BanfaiConstruction
Max MendelsohnRestructuring/Insolvency
Band 1
Neil CampbellCompetition/Antitrust
Robert WisnerDispute Resolution: Arbitration
David W KentDispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
J Scott MaidmentLitigation: Product Liability
François TougasTransportation: Rail & Road
Band 2
Jeffrey RogersBanking & Finance
James MusgroveCompetition/Antitrust
David W KentCompetition/Antitrust: Litigators
Lucia StuhldreierTransportation: Rail & Road
Band 3
Robin JungerAboriginal Law
Daniel G EdmondstoneAdvertising & Marketing
Janine MacNeilAdvertising & Marketing
J Scott MaidmentDispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
Robin JungerEnvironment
Gerald BadaliInsurance: Transactional & Regulatory
Jonathan O'HaraInternational Trade/WTO

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Brookfield Place

181 Bay Street

Suite 4400

Toronto

Ontario

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ON M5J 2T3

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