43 Lawson Lundell Lawyers Recognized Across 17 Practice Areas in Chambers Canada 2023

Chambers Canada

Lawson Lundell LLP is pleased to announce that the latest edition of Chambers Canada has recognized 43 of our lawyers across 17 practice areas for their professional excellence, deep sector knowledge and effective client representation.

Additionally, the Firm achieved 13 practice area rankings, with Band 1 rankings in Aboriginal Law, and General Business Law (Northern Canada and Arctic).

Please join us in congratulating the full list of ranked lawyers included below and, in particular, the following six individuals who are newly recognized this year:

  1. Tamela J. Coates, KC, FCIArb. - Litigation General Commercial (Alberta) 
  2. Devin Itterman - Real Estate (Alberta)
  3. Shaun Partridge, KC - Real Estate (Alberta) 
  4. Jack Yong - Real Estate (British Columbia) 
  5. Maxwell Carroll - Real Estate (British Columbia) 
  6. Bryan Gibbons - Restructuring/Insolvency (Nationwide) 

A special congratulations also goes to nine of our lawyers who are ranked as Band 1 in their respective practice areas: 

  1. Keith Bergner - Aboriginal Law (Nationwide)
  2. John Olynyk - Aboriginal Law (Nationwide)
  3. Brian Gilfillan, RPF - Agribusiness: Forestry (Nationwide) 
  4. David Allard - Corporate/Commercial (British Columbia)
  5. Khaled Abdel-Barr - Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: Development and Operations (Nationwide)
  6. Jeff Christian - Energy: Power (Regulatory) (Nationwide)
  7. Brad Armstrong, KC - Environment (Nationwide)
  8. Sheila MacPherson - General Business Law (Northern Canada and Arctic)
  9. Murray Campbell - Pensions & Benefits (Nationwide)

Here is the full list of our lawyers’ rankings:

Aboriginal Law (Nationwide)

  • Brad Armstrong, KC
  • Keith Bergner
  • John Olynyk
  • Lana Shipley

Agribusiness: Forestry (Nationwide)

  • Brian Gilfillan
  • David Allard

Corporate/Commercial (British Columbia)

  • David Allard
  • John Smith

Employment & Labour (British Columbia)

  • Robert Sider, KC
  • Nicole Skuggedal

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Nationwide)

  • Khaled Abdel-Barr
  • Chris Baldwin
  • Stuart Breen
  • Karen MacMillan

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining: Development and Operations (Nationwide)

  • Khaled Abdel-Barr
  • Chris Baldwin

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Nationwide)

  • Paul Negenman

Energy: Power (Regulatory) (Nationwide)

  • Jeff Christian
  • Clara Ferguson
  • Lewis Manning
  • Ian Webb

Environment (Nationwide)

  • Brad Armstrong, KC
  • Kinji Bourchier
  • Clifford Proudfoot, KC

General Business Law (Northern Canada and Arctic)

  • Christine Kowbel
  • Toby Kruger
  • Sandra MacKenzie
  • Sheila MacPherson
  • Tim Syer

Litigation: General Commercial (Alberta)

  • Tamela J. Coates, KC, FCIArb.
  • Michael Donaldson, KC
  • Grant Vogeli, KC

Litigation: General Commercial (British Columbia)

  • Craig Ferris, KC
  • Peter Roberts, KC
  • Marko Vesely

Pensions & Benefits (Nationwide)

  • Kenneth Burns
  • Murray Campbell
  • Lisa Chamzuk
  • Megan Kaneen

Real Estate (Alberta)

  • Devin Itterman
  • Shaun Partridge, KC

Real Estate (British Columbia)

  • Maxwell Carroll
  • Peter Tolensky
  • Edward L. Wilson
  • Jack Yong

Restructuring/Insolvency (Nationwide)

  • Bryan C. Gibbons

Tax (Nationwide)

  • Reinhold Krahn

To access the full online Chambers Canada 2023 guide, please click here.

Each year, Lawson Lundell submits to Chambers & Partners, a ranking organization that evaluates our practice groups and lawyers based on client feedback and our written submission. Since 1999, Chambers has been researching the legal markets of over 180 countries, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms worldwide through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients. Chambers’ reputation is based on the independence and objectivity of its research.

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