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Dentons Canada LLP

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Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs, the Nextlaw Global Referral Network, the Nextlaw Public Affairs Network and Nextlaw In-House Solutions. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.  

As part of the renowned global team, Dentons has an established history in six of Canada’s key economic centres - Calgary, Edmonton, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver. With roots reaching as far back as 1839 in Canada, the firm is truly “in and of the community,” providing clients with legal services in common and civil law.  

Dentons offers an unmatched presence across the globe with experienced lawyers in more than 155 locations serving 65+ countries. With more than 480 lawyers across the Firm’s Canadian offices, Dentons provides clients with on-the-ground legal experience across many industries, private and public business, in key sectors of the Canadian economy.  

Dentons is well-positioned to support the success of the Firm’s clients and the vast array of international players that are investing and developing their presence in the Canadian economy. To complement the Firm’s legal services, Dentons is committed to creating and nurturing an environment of diversity and inclusion, where the diversity of its workforce contributes to the enrichment of the Firm, its professional practice and its community. Dentons strives to provide clients with the highest standard of representation and service, provided by a diverse team of highly experienced people.  

Whether clients are conducting business in Canada or looking to expand internationally, Dentons offers local knowledge, global proficiency and exceptional depth of talent.  Explore the legal services that Dentons provides at


Beth Wilson, FCPA, FCA
Canada Chief Executive Officer
Fausto Franceschi
Edmonton Managing Partner
Don Leitch Q.C.
Calgary Managing Partner
Claude Morency
Montreal Managing Partner
David Little
Ottawa Managing Partner
Blair McCreadie
Toronto Managing Partner
John Sandrelli
Vancouver Managing Partner

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation in Canada (2018)
  • Energy Law in Canada (2017)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Canada in Energy Law with 21 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Canada in Entertainment Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Canada in Public Procurement Law with 7 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Alberta, Canada with 47 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alberta, Canada in Corporate Law with 13 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alberta, Canada in Energy Law with 13 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Calgary in Energy Law with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Edmonton in Tax Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ottawa in Technology Law with 4 lawyers

"Law Firm of the Year"

Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2018 Canada
Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2017 Canada
Dentons Canada LLP has received the following "Law Firm of the Year" accolades. Only one firm in a practice area is awarded this top honor each year:
  • Canada's "Law Firm of the Year" awards:
    • Corporate and Commercial Litigation - 2018
    • Energy Law - 2017

Firm Practice Areas

  • Aboriginal Law
  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Advertising and Marketing Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Asset-Based Lending Practice
  • Aviation Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Leasing Law
  • Communications Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Practice
  • Corporate Law
  • Derivatives Law
  • Director and Officer Liability Practice
  • Employee Benefits Law
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Arbitration
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Medical Negligence
  • Mining Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Private Funds Law
  • Product Liability Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Procurement Law
  • Railroad Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Law
  • Sports Law
  • Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Workers' Compensation Law

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Calgary, AB

850 - 2nd Street SW

15th Floor, Bankers Court

Calgary, AB T2P 0R8



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Edmonton, AB

2500 Stantec Tower

10220 - 103 Avenue NW

Edmonton, AB T5J 0K4



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British Columbia

British Columbia

Vancouver, BC

250 Howe Street

20th Floor

Vancouver, BC V6C 3R8



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Ottawa, ON

99 Bank Street

Suite 1420

Ottawa, ON K1P 1H4



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Toronto, ON

77 King Street West

Suite 400

Toronto, ON M5K 0A1



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Montréal, QC

1 Place Ville Marie

Thirty-Ninth Floor

Montréal, QC H3B 4M7



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