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50 Lawson Lundell Lawyers Recognized Across 33 Practice Areas in The Best Lawyers in Canada® 2019

The Best Lawyers in Canada® 
13th Edition
21.8.18

We are pleased to announce that 50 of Lawson Lundell LLP’s lawyers have been recognized in the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® across 33 practice areas. Each year, The Best Lawyers in Canada compiles lists of outstanding lawyers by conducting peer-review surveys whereby leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in Canada list are divided by geographic region and practice areas.

Congratulations to our six newly-ranked lawyers: Tamela Coates (Corporate and Commercial Litigation), Jeffrey Scobie (Oil and Gas Law), Maxwell Carroll (Real Estate Law), Lisa Chamzuk (Employee Benefits Law), Jim Fraser (Municipal Law) and Jack Yong (M&A). 

This year, four of our lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas.

  • Chris Sanderson, QC received The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2019 Energy Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in Vancouver.
  • David Allard received The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2019 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in Vancouver.
  • Keith Bergner received The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2019 Aboriginal Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in Vancouver.
  • Kenneth Burns received The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2019 Employee Benefits Law “Lawyer of the Year” award in Vancouver.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and geographic area is honoured as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant.

Lawson Lundell LLP would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in Canada list:

Aboriginal Law

  • Calgary, AB
    • John Olynyk
  • Vancouver, BC
    • Brad Armstrong QC
    • Keith B. Bergner
    • Christine J. Kowbel
    • Clifford G. Proudfoot

Administrative and Public Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Chris W. Sanderson QC
  • Yellowknife, NT
    • Glen Rutland

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Peter J. Roberts

Appellate Practice

  • Calgary, AB
    • Michael J. Donaldson

Banking and Finance Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Mandeep R. Dhaliwal
    • Irv D. Laskin
    • Michael J. Low

Class Action Litigation

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Craig A.B. Ferris QC

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

  • Calgary, AB
    • Tamela J. Coates
    • Michael J. Donaldson
    • Grant Vogeli, Q.C.
  • Vancouver, BC
    • Kinji C. Bourchier
    • Craig A.B. Ferris QC
    • Peter J. Roberts
    • Marko Vesely

Corporate Governance Practice

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Rita C. Andreone QC

Corporate Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • David A. Allard
    • Valerie C. Mann
    • Jeffrey A. Read
    • Jagdeep S. Shergill
    • John Smith

Defamation and Media Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Marko Vesely

Employee Benefits Law

  • Calgary, AB
    • Michael Wolpert
  • Vancouver, BC
    • Kenneth E. Burns
    • Murray Campbell
    • Lisa Chamzuk
    • Craig A.B. Ferris QC

Energy Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Keith B. Bergner
    • Chris W. Sanderson QC

Energy Regulatory Law

  • Calgary, AB
    • Lewis L. Manning
  • Vancouver, BC
    • Jeff Christian
    • Chris W. Sanderson QC
    • Ian D. Webb

Environmental Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Brad Armstrong QC
    • Kinji C. Bourchier
    • Clifford G. Proudfoot

Family Law

  • Yellowknife, NT
    • Sheila M. MacPherson

Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Heather M.B. Ferris
    • Peter J. Roberts
    • William L. Roberts
    • Kimberly A. Robertson

Labour and Employment Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Patricia Gallivan QC
    • Robert A. Sider

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Greg Hollingsworth
    • Jeffrey A. Read

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • David A. Allard
    • Stuart Breen
    • Valerie C. Mann
    • Jeffrey A. Read
    • John Smith
    • Jack Yong

Mining Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Khaled Abdel-Barr
    • Chris G. Baldwin
    • Stuart Breen

Municipal Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Jim Fraser
    • Edward L. Wilson
  • Yellowknife, NT
    • Glen Rutland

Natural Resources Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Chris G. Baldwin
    • Keith B. Bergner
    • Christine J. Kowbel
    • Chris W. Sanderson QC

Oil & Gas Law

  • Calgary, AB
    • Jeffrey D. Scobie

Personal Injury Litigation

  • Yellowknife, NT
    • Sheila M. MacPherson

Private Funds Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Rita C. Andreone QC

Product Liability Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Peter J. Roberts

Project Finance Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Mandeep R. Dhaliwal
    • Michael J. Low

Public Finance Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Michael J. Low

Real Estate Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Maxwell Carroll
    • Peter M. Tolensky
    • Edward L. Wilson

Securities Law

  • Calgary, AB
    • Crispin J. Arthur
  • Vancouver, BC
    • Stuart Breen
    • Jeffrey A. Read
    • John Smith

Tax Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Leonard A. Glass
    • Reinhold G. Krahn

Technology Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Michael M. Macaulay
    • Valerie C. Mann

Venture Capital Law

  • Vancouver, BC
    • Jeffrey A. Read
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