For third consecutive year, McCarthy Tétrault receives the most Band 1 lawyer rankings and the most rankings overall in Chambers Canada Guide 2020

Toronto, September 19, 2019 — Recognized as a market leader for commitment to client service and unparalleled industry expertise, McCarthy Tétrault is proud to announce that our lawyers received the most Band 1 rankings of any Canadian firm for the third consecutive year. In addition, we received more rankings overall than any other firm by Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Chambers Canada 2020 recognized McCarthy Tétrault with:

  • 35 Band 1 lawyer rankings
  • 20 Band 1 practice area rankings
  • 212 total rankings
  • 159 total lawyer rankings
  • 53 practice areas recognized

“Our strong Chambers results reflect the firm’s dedication to working with our clients as strategic partners, navigating their most important business mandates and delivering exceptional client service,” said Dave Leonard, CEO of McCarthy Tétrault. “We are proud to be consistently recognized for client-focused solutions and deep industry expertise in both domestic and foreign markets.”

Throughout the research process, the firm received exceptional client feedback:

“These lawyers have a lot of familiarity with the industry, we don’t have to explain anything, they already know about it, so from that perspective we really appreciate them. The three biggest reasons we work with them are: their lawyers, who are exceptionally client-focused and strategic; their structure around the industry that gives them real focus on what is effective; and their national presence, which is a key component for us.”

McCarthy Tétrault lawyers received 40 Band 1 rankings and above:

David Lever

Energy: Power (Transaction)

Eminent Practitioner

Barry Sookman

Information Technology

Star Individual

Keith Burrell

Real Estate – BC

Star Individual

W Neils Ortved

Litigation: General Commercial – Ontario

Senior Statesman

Peter Grant

Telecoms Media & Broadcasting

Senior Statesman

Ranjeev Dhillon

Cannabis Law

Band 1

Andrew Parker

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Band 1

Marc MacMullin

Capital Markets: Securitisation

Band 1

Jason Gudofsky

Competition/Antitrust

Band 1

Donald Houston

Competition/Antitrust: Litigators

Band 1

Cameron Belsher

Corporate/Commercial - British Columbia

Band 1

R Paul Steep

Dispute Resolution: Class Actions (Defence)

Band 1

André Baril

Employment & Labour - Québec

Band 1

Roger Taplin

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Band 1

George Vegh

Energy: Power (Regulatory)

Band 1

Energy: Provincial Regulatory & Litigation - Ontario

Band 1

Paul Cassidy

Environment

Band 1

Ilkim Hincer

Gaming & Licensing

Band 1

Darryl Cruz

Healthcare

Band 1

Stéphane Duval

Immigration

Band 1

Christine Ing

Information Technology

Band 1

George Takach

Information Technology

Band 1

Barry Sookman

Intellectual Property

Band 1

John Boscariol

International Trade/WTO

Band 1

R Paul Steep

Litigation: General Commercial - Ontario

Band 1

Simon Potter

Litigation: General Commercial - Québec

Band 1

Randy Bauslaugh

Pensions & Benefits

Band 1

Shevaun McGrath

Private Equity: Fund Formation

Band 1

Linda Brown

Project Finance

Band 1

Stephen Livergant

Real Estate - Alberta

Band 1

Scott Smythe

Real Estate - British Columbia

Band 1

Abraham Costin

Real Estate - Ontario

Band 1

John Currie

Real Estate - Ontario

Band 1

James Papadimitriou

Real Estate - Québec

Band 1

Abraham Costin

Real Estate - Nationwide Canada

Band 1

John Currie

Real Estate - Nationwide Canada

Band 1

Lara Nathans

Retail

Band 1

Grant Buchanan

Telecoms Media & Broadcasting

Band 1

David Blair

Transportation: Rail & Road

Band 1

David Porter

White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Band 1

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 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.