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Corporate/M&A (Expertise Based Abroad) | Global


The Corporate/M&A (Expertise Based Abroad) rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across Canada.

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  1. A&O Shearman
    A&O Shearman
    Corporate/M&A (Expertise Based Abroad)
    2024 | Spotlight | 17 Years Ranked
    A&O Shearman is noted for its substantial activity and expertise in cross-border Canadian M&A and corporate issues, serving both the public and private sectors. The firm provides US law advice to Canadian clients from its Washington, DC and New York offices, whilst the team in London is adept at handling UK-related concerns. The firm is well known for its work with pension funds, banks and financial institutions. The team possesses industry experience in the mining, metal, power, energy and telecommunications industries, among others. On 1st May 2024, Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling merged to form A&O Shearman.
  2. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    Corporate/M&A (Expertise Based Abroad)
    2024 | Spotlight | 12 Years Ranked
    Freshfields is a valued international law firm offering long-standing experience in relation to Canada. It advises on a range of multi-jurisdictional transactions, regularly representing Canadian corporates, pension plans and major banks. The team is particularly well respected for its experience in the mining, financial services and infrastructure sectors and includes multiple Canadian-qualified lawyers.
  1. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
    Corporate/M&A (Expertise Based Abroad)
    2024 | Spotlight | 12 Years Ranked
    Paul, Weiss is regularly sought after by Canadian clients for US law advice on high-end cross-border capital markets and M&A deals, as well as on post-merger matters such as tax, proxy contests and employee benefits. The team in Toronto acts for a robust list of Canadian companies that includes pension funds, major issuers and investment banks. Its expertise cuts across sectors including energy and mining, technology and financial services.
  2. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Corporate/M&A (Expertise Based Abroad)
    2024 | Spotlight | 12 Years Ranked
    Skadden is a distinguished US-based law firm with leading expertise in cross-border securities and M&A transactions involving US and Canadian companies. Its lawyers also advise on financing matters, representing banks, borrowers and issuers, with notable experience in the energy sector. The firm's Toronto partners advise exclusively on US law matters.