McMillan LLP

Toronto Office

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C.E.O: Teresa Dufort
Executive Committee:Teresa Dufort, David Dunlop, Tim Murphy, Stephen Wortley
Office Management Partners: Adam C. Maerov (Calgary), Charles Chevrette (Montréal), Martin Thompson (Ottawa), Eric Friedman (Toronto), Tom Theodorakis (Vancouver)
Chair, Hong Kong Office: Stephen Wortley
Number of partners: 151
Number of lawyers: 262

Firm Overview:
McMillan is a business law firm serving public, private and not-for-profit clients across key industries in Canada, the US and internationally. With recognised expertise and acknowledged leadership in major business sectors, McMillan provides solution-oriented legal advice.

Practice Areas:
Capital Markets
Commercial Real Estate
Competition & Antitrust
Employment & Labour Relations
Financial Services
Government & Public Policy
Intellectual Property
International Trade
Mergers & Acquisitions
Privacy & Data Protection
Private Equity – Buyouts & Venture Capital
Restructuring & Insolvency
Startups & Emerging Companies

Applied Technology
Banking, Finance & Insurance
Commercial Real Estate
Forest Products
Life Science
Manufacturing, Distribution & Retail
Communications & Entertainment
Natural Resources

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.

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:
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:
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.

Represents individuals, businesses and government organisations that are at risk of having confidential data compromised by cyber attacks. Delivering data breach solutions, advising managers and directors on ways to mitigate risks of cyber attacks and guiding organisations on how to comply with privacy and legislation.

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.

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.

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