Norton Rose Fulbright recognized in The Legal 500 Canada 2021 rankings

Canada Press release - Recognition November 12, 2020

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright was recognized by The Legal 500 Canada 2021, receiving rankings across 28 practice categories. The Canadian firm received tier 1 rankings in four of those categories:

Dispute resolution | Alberta
Dispute resolution | Québec
Labour and employment | Canada
Transport: shipping | Canada
The firm received 25 leading individual lawyer rankings in Canada for 2021, with three practitioners newly recognized:

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
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
Robert Froehlich (new) | 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 and projects
Greg Lewis, QC | Infrastructure and projects
Sophie Melchers | Dispute resolution
Orestes Pasparakis (new) | Dispute resolution (Ontario)
Paul Raymond (new) | Corporate and M&A
Judith Robinson | Intellectual property
Richard A. Wagner | International trade

11 partners were recognized as next generation lawyers, three of whom are newly ranked for 2021:

Neil Davie | Real estate
Matthew D. Keen | Energy and natural resources: power
Karen MacDonald | Intellectual property
Lara Mason | Insurance
Andrew McCoomb (new) | Technology
Luc Morin | Restructuring and insolvency
Vanessa Rochester | Transport: shipping
Kirsty Sklar (new) | Capital markets
Walied Soliman | Corporate and M&A
Andrew Stainer (new) | Transport: shipping
Peter J. Wiazowski | Banking and finance

The guide, publishing individual rankings for the second year, named four associates in the rising star category, up from two in 2020:

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

The Legal 500 Canada 2021 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.

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Caroline Arbour, Editorial Advisor

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