Norton Rose Fulbright recognized in The Legal 500 Canada 2022 rankings

Canada Press release - Recognition November 2021

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright was recognized by The Legal 500 Canada, receiving rankings across 28 practice categories. The Canadian firm received Tier one rankings in three of those categories:

Dispute resolution | Alberta
Dispute resolution | Québec
Transport: shipping | Canada
The firm received 22 leading individual lawyer rankings in Canada for 2022:

R. Luc Beaulieu | 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
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
Robert Froehlich | Energy and natural resources: oil and gas
Howard A. Gorman, QC | Restructuring and insolvency
Clarke Hunter, QC | Dispute resolution
Pierre-Christian Labeau | Indigenous law
Wilfrid Lefebvre, QC | Tax
André Legrand | Insurance
Jay LeMoine | Infrastructure projects
Sophie Melchers | Dispute resolution
Orestes Pasparakis | Dispute resolution (Ontario)
Paul Raymond | Corporate and M&A
Richard A. Wagner | International trade

Nine partners were recognized as next generation partners, two of whom are newly ranked for 2022:

Matthew D. Keen | Energy and natural resources: power
Karen MacDonald | Intellectual property
Michael Manhas (new) | Environment law
Lara Mason (new) | Dispute resolution (Alberta)
Lara Mason | Insurance
Luc Morin | Restructuring and insolvency
Kirsty Sklar | Capital markets
Walied Soliman | Corporate and M&A
Andrew Stainer | Transport: shipping
Peter J. Wiazowski | Banking and finance

The guide, publishing individual rankings for the second year, named three lawyers in the rising star category:

Emily Chan | Indigenous law
Kaitlin Long | Dispute resolution (Alberta)
Noah Schein | Banking and finance

The Legal 500 Canada 2022 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.

For further information please contact:

Ali Aziz
Corporate Communications Manager
+1 416.216.1889


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