September 9, 2021

Chambers Canada Recognizes Lenczner Slaght’s Litigation Excellence

Canada’s leading litigation firm and its expert litigators continue to advance their position in the latest edition of world-renowned directory, Chambers & Partners.

After extensive research and interviews with firm clients and legal professionals across Canada, Chambers Canada 2022 highlights Lenczner Slaght’s expertise in the following areas:

  • Dispute Resolution: Class Actions (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Litigation: Administrative & Public Law (Ontario)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Litigation: Securities (Ontario)

In the latest guide, Lenczner Slaght continues to be praised for its Band 1 ranking in Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario) and its position in the Nationwide table alongside full-service, national and international firms.

Chambers notes: “Lenczner Slaght is universally recognised as a leader in the Ontario market. Based in Toronto, the firm demonstrates significant national reach and offers expertise across a wide range of industry sectors... Widely viewed as a top choice for bet-the-company litigation…”

Clients and peers comment that: "Lenczner Slaght is deserving of its reputation as one of the top civil litigation boutiques in Canada. It is an excellent firm with a team of strategic, engaged and experienced lawyers." Further, “they are a real force to be reckoned with.”

In addition to the firm’s rankings, the following Lenczner Slaght lawyers are recognized as the top litigators in their field for their exceptional expertise and knowledge.

  • Paul-Erik Veel – Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Sana HalwaniIntellectual Property: Litigation (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Shara N. Roy – Litigation: Securities (Ontario)
  • Rebecca Jones – Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada); Litigation: Administrative & Public Law (Ontario)
  • Matthew SammonEmployment & Labour: Non-Unionised Employees; Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Monique Jilesen – Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Risa Kirshblum – Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Lawrence E. Thacker – Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Peter J. Osborne – Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Tom Curry – Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada); Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada); Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • William C. McDowell – Litigation: Administrative & Public Law (Ontario)
  • Peter Griffin – Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada); Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario); Litigation: Securities (Ontario)
  • Glenn Smith – Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Ian Binnie – Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (Nationwide – Canada)

"The team functions as a cohesive unit, leveraging knowledge and skill, together with experience when appropriate.”

One client highlighted "the superior calibre of the lawyers," enthusing: "I have full confidence in all advice we receive, be it from junior or senior lawyers on the team."

Congratulations to all!

About Chambers & Partners

Chambers & Partners, headquartered in London, UK, publishes guides to the legal profession in 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. They conduct in-depth research throughout the year on legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service.