For over 150 years, WeirFoulds has been proud to serve its clients in their most difficult and complex matters. It is the firm of choice for discerning clients within its core areas of practice: (1) Litigation; (2) Corporate; (3) Property; and (4) Government Law. More than one-half of its lawyers practise before courts and tribunals in Canada and other jurisdictions, and have acted in some of Canada's most significant mandates and landmark cases. Its corporate and commercial practice provides comprehensive services, delivered efficiently to a wide range of clients, including multi-national corporations, public and private businesses, banks and financial institutions. WeirFoulds is recognized as one of Canada's premier real estate law firms in Toronto and Ontario and its practice covers all aspects involving property, from land development to commercial real estate, leasing and financing. Its government practice meets diverse challenges involving all levels of government in Canada and other public bodies through an inherent understanding of the intersection of politics, public law and private law. Reflecting the firm’s focus, its lawyers are consistently recognized as leaders in their chosen areas of practice and in the profession at large.
WeirFoulds is known for its litigation strength, with more than half of our lawyers practising before courts and tribunals in Canada and other jurisdictions. A significant number of our lawyers have received industry recognition for their expertise. And, in a country where only the most important cases are reported, WeirFoulds appears on reported cases with a frequency that would be staggering for a law firm of any size.
WeirFoulds is also known for its exceptional strength in real estate and property development law. Best Lawyers in Canada has consistently rated WeirFoulds as a top firm in “Real Estate Law” in the city of Toronto and the province of Ontario. Novae Res Urbis has ranked the firm in the Top 10 of the GTA's most prolific development lawyers in Ontario. The firm's expertise covers all aspects of property development, from land development to commercial real estate, leasing and financing. We have extensive experience in leading infrastructure projects.
The firm’s corporate practice has a rich tradition of serving business clients in the following areas: mergers and acquisitions, banking and corporate finance, private equity, securities, multinational transactions, public sector transactions and tax, regulatory and intellectual property matters. WeirFoulds provides comprehensive legal services to a wide range of clients, from public companies and major institutions requiring sophisticated legal services to entrepreneurs building an organization from the ground up.
The Government Law Practice at WeirFoulds is widely renowned for clearing the way for major public/private projects in the fastest-growing regions of the country and finding solutions to disputes of all types involving public bodies. We have worked with a significant number of municipalities and other levels of government in Canada, and we have forged positive working relationships with officials in a vast array of governmental agencies, boards and commissions.