Norton Rose Fulbright recognized in The Legal 500 Canada 2020 rankings

Canada Press release - Recognition November 13, 2019

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright in Canada was recognized by The Legal 500 Canada 2020, receiving rankings across 28 practice categories. Of these rankings, the firm received tier 1 rankings in four categories:

Dispute resolution | Alberta
Dispute resolution | Quebec
Labour and employment | Canada
Transport: shipping | Canada
The firm received 22 individual leading lawyer rankings in Canada for 2020, with four lawyers newly recognized:

R. Luc Beaulieu (new) | Labour and employment
Daniel Bennett, QC | Dispute resolution
Jean G. Bertrand, Ad. E. | Dispute resolution
Pierre Bienvenu, Ad. E. | Dispute resolution
Rick Borden | Banking and finance
John Bromley, QC | Transport: shipping
Michel G. Carle | Labour and employment
Shelley Chapelski | Transport: shipping
Richard J. Charney | Labour and employment
Don Davies, QC | Energy and natural resources: oil and gas
Terence S. Dobbin | Corporate and M&A
Wayne W. Fedun | Energy and natural resources: oil and gas
Howard A. Gorman, QC | Restructuring and insolvency
Clarke Hunter, QC | Dispute resolution
Pierre-Christian Labeau (new) | Indigenous law
Wilfrid Lefebvre, QC | Tax
André Legrand (new) | Insurance
Jay LeMoine | Infrastructure and projects
Greg Lewis, QC | Infrastructure and projects
Sophie Melchers | Dispute resolution
Richard A. Wagner (new) | International trade

Nine partners were recognized as next generation lawyers, five of which are newly ranked for 2020:

Neil Davie | Real estate
Robert Froehlich (new) | Energy and natural resources: oil and gas
Matthew D. Keen | Energy and natural resources: power
Karen MacDonald (new) | Intellectual property
Lara Mason (new) | Insurance
Luc Morin (new) | Restructuring and insolvency
Vanessa Rochester | Transport: shipping
Walied Soliman | Corporate and M&A
Peter J. Wiazowski (new) | Banking and finance

New to the 2020 individual rankings is the rising star category where two senior associates were recognized:

Michael Manhas | Environment
Andrew McCoomb | Technology

The Legal 500 Canada 2020 reflects the changing nature of the country’s market and the growing presence of large international firms.

Results are determined through an in-depth research process examining various factors, including recent work, track record of work, breadth of practice area, industry sector coverage, depth and experience of practice teams and client feedback.