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31 Lawson Lundell Lawyers Ranked in Chambers Canada 2019

Chambers Canada 
2019 Edition
21.9.18

Lawson Lundell LLP is pleased to announce that the latest edition of Chambers Canada has recognized a number of its lawyers and practices across the country for professional excellence, deep sector expertise and efficacious client representation.

As a result, 31 of our lawyers have been ranked by Chambers Canada across 17 practice areas. Furthermore, we would like to note that we have moved up from Band 3 to Band 2 in the Mining category and from Band 3 to Band 2 in the Corporate Commercial (British Columbia) category. We are newly ranked in Band 3 for Energy: Oil & Gas and we have Band 1 rankings – Chambers’ highest distinction in Energy: Provincial Regulatory & Litigation (British Columbia), Aboriginal Law, as well as General Business Law (Northern Canada and Arctic). 

Each year, we submit 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.

Please join us in congratulating the full list of ranked lawyers, included below, and in particular Grant Vogeli, QC, who is newly ranked in the Dispute Resolution (Alberta) category.

We would also like to congratulate the following lawyers who have moved up Bands in their respective practice areas:

  • John Olynyk has moved up from Band 2 to Band 1 in Aboriginal Law (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Patricia Gallivan, QC has moved up from Band 2 to Band 1 in Labour & Employment Law (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Rob Sider has moved up from Band 3 to Band 2 in Labour & Employment Law (Nationwide – Canada)
  • Khaled Abdel-Barr has moved up from Band 4 to Band 3 in Mining Law
  • Chris Sanderson, QC has moved from Band 1 to Senior Statesperson in Energy: Power (Nationwide – Canada) and in Energy: Provincial Regulatory Litigation (British Columbia)
  • Christine Kowbel has moved up from Up and Coming to Band 3 in General Business Law (Northern Canada and Arctic)
  • Lewis Manning has moved up from Band 3 to Band 2 in Alberta, Energy: Provincial Regulatory

Our lawyers earned rankings in the following categories:

Aboriginal Law (Nationwide – Canada)

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

Agribusiness: Forestry (Nationwide – Canada)

  • David Allard

Corporate/Commercial (British Columbia)

  • David Allard
  • John Smith

Litigation: General Commercial (British Columbia)

  • Craig Ferris, QC
  • Marko Vesely

Litigation: General Commercial (Alberta)

  • Michael Donaldson
  • Grant Vogeli, QC

Employment & Labour (British Columbia)

  • Patricia Gallivan, QC
  • Rob Sider
  • Nicole Skuggedal

Employment & Labour (Nationwide – Canada)

  • Patricia Gallivan, QC
  • Rob Sider 

Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Nationwide - Canada)

  • Khaled Abdel-Barr 
  • Chris Baldwin
  • Karen MacMillan

Energy: Provincial Regulatory & Litigation (British Columbia)

  • Chris Sanderson, QC
  • Jeff Christian 
  • Ian Webb 

Energy: Provincial Regulatory & Litigation (Alberta)

  • Lewis Manning

Energy: Power (Regulatory) (Nationwide – Canada)

  • Chris Sanderson, QC
  • Jeff Christian
  • Ian Webb

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Nationwide - Canada)

  • Paul Negenman

Environment (Nationwide – Canada)

  • Brad Armstrong, QC
  • Clifford Proudfoot

General Business Law (Northern Canada and Arctic)

  • Sheila MacPherson 
  • Glen Rutland 
  • Christine Kowbel

Pensions & Benefits (Nationwide – Canada)

  • Kenneth Burns 
  • Murray Campbell 
  • Lisa Chamzuk 
  • Michael Wolpert 

Real Estate (British Columbia)

  • Peter Tolensky
  • Edward L. Wilson 

Real Estate (Nationwide – Canada)

  • Peter Tolensky 

To access the full online Chambers Canada 2019 guide, please click here.

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