Lawson Lundell Named Regional Law Firm of the Year at Chambers Canada Awards


On October 1, 2015, Lawson Lundell LLP was recognized as the Regional Law Firm of the Year at the inaugural Chambers Canada Awards which took place in Toronto, Ontario.  

In addition, the firm was highly ranked in the 2016 Chambers Canada Guide, which was unveiled at the awards ceremony. Chambers Canada 2016 recognizes 22 Lawson Lundell lawyers in 12 practice areas including:

  • Khaled Abdel-Barr: Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Canada)
  • David Allard: Corporate/Commercial (British Columbia)
  • Brad Armstrong, QC: Aboriginal Law (Canada) / Environment (Canada)
  • Chris Baldwin: Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Canada)
  • Keith Bergner: Aboriginal Law (Canada)
  • Kenneth Burns: Pensions & Benefits (Canada)
  • Murray Campbell: Pensions & Benefits (Canada)
  • Lisa Chamzuk: Pensions & Benefits (Canada)
  • Jeff Christian: Energy: Power (Regulatory) (Canada)
  • Gordon Craig: Energy: Power (Transactional) (Canada)
  • Craig Ferris, QC: Dispute Resolution (British Columbia)
  • Patricia Gallivan, QC: Employment & Labour (British Columbia), Employment & Labour (Nationwide – Canada)
  • John Olynyk: Aboriginal Law (Canada)
  • Clifford Proudfoot: Environment (Canada)
  • Chris Sanderson, QC: Energy: Power (Regulatory) (Canada)
  • Lana Shipley: Aboriginal Law (Canada)
  • Robert Sider:   Employment & Labour (British Columbia), Employment & Labour (Nationwide – Canada)
  • John Smith: Corporate/Commercial (British Columbia)
  • Peter Tolensky: Real Estate (British Columbia), Real Estate (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Marko Vesely: Dispute Resolution (British Columbia)
  • Ian Webb: Energy: Power (Regulatory) (Canada)
  • Michael Wolpert: Pensions & Benefits (Canada)

Since 1990, Chambers & Partners has published the world’s leading guides to the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research. They have a team of 100 highly qualified full-time researchers who conduct thousands of interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. Working with their editors, they identify and rank the world’s best lawyers according to the criteria most valued by clients. This was the first year that they released a guide dedicated exclusively to Canada.