McCarthy Tétrault, a leader in the industry, as Chambers Canada Publishes its Latest Rankings

Toronto, September 29, 2017 —Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business has once again recognized McCarthy Tétrault for its leadership in the industry and top tier talent. The annual guide was published September 27th and our firm’s lawyers and practice groups received more rankings overall than any other firm in Canada. In total, 126 of its lawyers were listed, 52 practice areas recognized, and 202 rankings received altogether. Our firm was named Real Estate Law Firm of the Year at the Annual Chambers Canada Awards held on September 27, 2017.

“We are very proud of our standing in the Chambers Canada Guide. We hold ourselves to the highest standards so that we are always delivering on the promise we make to our clients to help them meet every challenge and opportunity. Our Chambers rankings reflect the results of that commitment,” said Dave Leonard, CEO of McCarthy Tétrault. “These rankings demonstrate our clients’ well-placed faith in us, and how we are best positioned to assist them in achieving their objectives.”

The firm and its lawyers received Band 1 rankings in the following areas of research, across the country:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Corporate/Commercial: British Columbia
  • Corporate/Commercial: Québec
  • Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
  • Energy: Provincial Regulatory & Litigation
  • Energy: Power
  • Environment
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Funds
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade
  • Litigation: General Commercial: Nationwide
  • Litigation: General Commercial: Ontario
  • Litigation: General Commercial: Québec
  • Pensions & Benefits
  • Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Real Estate: Nationwide
  • Real Estate: British Columbia
  • Real Estate: Ontario
  • Real Estate: Québec
  • Telecoms, Media & Broadcasting
  • Transportation: Road & Rail
  • White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

During the Chambers’ research process, the firm’s clients and peers provided the following feedback:

  • "The lawyers we deal with at McCarthy are bright, pragmatic and responsive. Their combined intellect and experience drive practical advice and astute advocacy in response to our needs."
  • "It is clear that our business would not be where it is without their involvement."
  • "The quality has been outstanding on a broad range of matters. Their advice has always been appropriate in terms of risk and they are willing to control and keep an eye on expenditure as well."
  • "What differentiates them is their creative legal mind; they're always pushing the boundaries."
  • "They are just wonderful to work with and have a good team approach. You can always be assured that they are bouncing ideas off each other."
  • "The lawyers are practical, responsive, knowledgeable, strategic and generally business-minded."
  • "Very pragmatic and unrelenting effort to understand the client's needs and interests, and real sense of responsibility for obtaining the best result possible."
  • "They have a very well-developed team from the partners all the way down to the associates."

Published since 1990, Chambers and Partners' guides rank the best law firms and lawyers across 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Rankings are based on independent and objective research, and peer and client reviews. Chambers Canada rates law firms and lawyers in more than 40 practice areas in all provinces and territories in Canada.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres, as well as in New York City and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.