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Awards and accolades

We are proud of the external recognition we have gained through the awards and accolades we have received. Below is a selection of our notable achievements since 2011.

Group accolades

Entity Awards and accolades Year
LMG Life Sciences

Canadian IP Contentious Impact Case of the year

2016
Canada's Top 100 Employers

Greater Toronto’s Top 2016 Employer

2016
Mondaq

Top Communicator Award: Contributor Most Read In Canada – February

2015
Chambers Global

Band 1 - Dispute Resolution (Alberta and Quebec)

Band 1 - Energy: Oil & Gas

Band 1 - Employment and Labour

Band 1 - Transportation

2015
Who’s Who Legal

Energy Law Firm of the Year

Mining Law Firm of the Year

2014
Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Brand Index Highest rated legal practice in multi-jurisdictional work, overall top of mind awareness and most used for high value work 2014
Mondaq

Top Communicator Award: Contributor Most Read In Canada – June

2014
Legal 500 Canada

Tier 1 - Dispute Resolution (Alberta and Quebec)

Tier 1 - Energy: Oil & Gas

Tier 1 - Employment and Labour

2014
Chambers Global

Band 1 - Dispute Resolution (Alberta and Quebec)

Band 1 - Energy: Oil & Gas

Band 1 - Employment and Labour

2014
Who’s Who Legal Mining Law Firm of the Year 2013
Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Brand Index Ranked number one legal brand in Canada 2013
Best Lawyers

Norton Rose partners named “Lawyers of the Year” in:

  • Aboriginal Law (Calgary)
  • Information Technology (Calgary)
  • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring (Québec)
  • Securities Law (Calgary & Montréal)
  • Corporate Law (Calgary & Montréal)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (Montréal)
2013
Benchmark Canada

Norton Rose partners were awarded: 

  • Alberta Female Litigator of the Year
  • Arbitration Counsel of the Year
2013
Who’s Who Legal

Mining Law Firm of the Year

Who's Who Legal 100

2012
Chambers Global

Band 1 - Dispute Resolution (Alberta and Quebec)

Band 1 - Energy: Oil & Gas

Band 1 - Employment and Labour

2012
Best Lawyers

Norton Rose partners named “Lawyers of the Year” in:

  • Alternate Dispute Resolution (Montréal)
  • Appellate Law (Montréal)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation (Calgary)
  • Construction Law (Québec)
  • Corporate Law (Calgary)
  • Equipment Finance Law (Toronto)
  • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring (Toronto)
  • Insurance Law (Calgary)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law (Calgary)
  • Project Finance Law (Calgary)
  • Real Estate Law (Calgary)
2012
Chambers Global

Band 1 - Dispute Resolution (Alberta and Quebec)

Band 1 - Employment, Labour and Pensions

Band 1 - International Trade/WTO

2011
Global Arbitration Review (GAR 100) Leading Canadian firm 2011
Global Competition Review (GCR 100) Highly recommended in Competition/Antitrust 2011
International Financial Law Review 1000 Recommended firm 2011
International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration Leading Canadian firm 2011
International Who’s Who of Life Sciences Lawyers Leading Canadian firm 2011
World National Oil Companies Congress Law Firm of the Year 2011

Deal awards 

Publication Award We advised Year
Benchmark Litigation Highly Recommended TELUS in its proposed plan of arrangement to collapse its dual class share structure 2014
International Financial Law Review Structured Finance and Securitisation Deal of the Year RBC in C$2.5 billion US SEC registered covered bond deal 2013
International Financial Law Review M&A Deal of the Year Nortel in its US$4.5 billion patent portfolio sale 2012
Lexpert Magazine Corporate Deal of the Year Barrick Gold Corporation in its acquisition of Equinox Minerals Limited for $7.3 billion 2011
Listed Magazine Deal of the Year Barrick Gold Corporation in its acquisition of Equinox Minerals Limited for $7.3 billion 2011