September 9, 2020

Lenczner Slaght Recognized as a Top-Tier Litigation Firm by Chambers Canada

Canada’s leading litigation firm and its expert litigators continue to be recognized by world-renowned directory, Chambers & Partners.

Following extensive research and interviews with firm clients and legal professionals across Canada, Chambers Canada 2021 once again recognizes Lenczner Slaght’s expertise in the following practice areas:

  • Dispute Resolution: Class Actions (Defence) (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Healthcare (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Litigation: Securities (Ontario)

The guide continues to praise the firm for its Band 1 ranking in Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario) and its position in the Nationwide table alongside full-service, national and international firms.

“One of the country's foremost litigation boutique practices, this firm demonstrates significant national reach from its Toronto base. Particularly known for its extensive skills in trial and appellate proceedings at all levels of the courts in Canada, it remains a popular choice for a wide array of clients, from multinational companies to public entities and professional regulators.”

Clients highlight: "The team works very well together, and information and questions are quickly absorbed and responded to efficiently. The team is assertive at all times and aggressive when needed. Their team has a strong bench and thus can handle numerous quick developments in real time."

In addition to the firm’s rankings, 14 of our preeminent lawyers are recognized as some of 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)
  • Monique Jilesen – Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Risa Kirshblum – Healthcare: Contentious (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Matthew Sammon – 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)
  • Ronald G. Slaght – Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Ian Binnie – Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (Nationwide – Canada)

One client explained: "In addition to the superior calibre of the lawyers, a significant strength that I appreciate is they work in a team of lawyers who are assigned to the file, which gives tremendous comfort that someone with the appropriate level of experience and cost is available when necessary," adding: "I have full confidence in all the advice we receive, be it from junior or senior lawyers on the team."

Congratulations to all who are recognized!