Firm Profile

Fasken
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Headquarters

333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
P.O. Box 20
Toronto, ON M5H 2T6
Canada
416-366-8381

Firm Details

Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and ten offices on four continents. Clients rely on the Firm for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. The Firm solves the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value and putting clients at the center of all we do.

Management

Clarke Barnes
Co-Managing Partner - Calgary
Robert Maxwell
Co-Managing Partner - Calgary
Peter Feldberg
Firm Managing Partner
Blaize Vance
Managing Partner - Africa
Gary Howes
Managing Partner - London
Martin Denyes
Managing Partner - Ontario
Éric Bédard
Managing Partner - Québec
William Westeringh
Managing Partner - Vancouver

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Labour and Employment Law in Canada (2019)
  • Project Finance and Development Practice in South Africa (2019)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Canada in Communications Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in South Africa in Project Finance and Development Practice with 5 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada with 73 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ontario, Canada in Communications Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Environmental Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Franchise Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Quebec, Canada in Labour and Employment Law with 13 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Montréal with 67 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Banking and Finance Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Johannesburg in Banking and Finance Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Ottawa in Communications Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Johannesburg in Employee Benefits Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Environmental Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Franchise Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Labour and Employment Law with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Johannesburg in Project Finance and Development Practice with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montréal in Workers' Compensation Law with 3 lawyers

Contacts

Chuck Willms, Vancouver
Aboriginal Law
604-631-4789
Tony Baldanza, Toronto
Antitrust/Competition & Marketing
416-865-4352
Edmond Luke, Vancouver
Asia Pacific
604-631-4829
Jon Holmstrom, Toronto
Banking & Finance
416-865-5125
Andrew Borrell, Vancouver
Class Actions
604-631-3195
Barbara Miller, Toronto
Communications
416-865-4410
Geoff Cowper, Vancouver
Complex Litigation
604-631-3185
Helmut Johannsen, Vancouver
Construction
604-631-4819
Craig Brown, Toronto
Emerging Global Business
416-868-3411
Paul Wilson, Vancouver
Energy & Environmental Law
604-631-4748
Robert Elliott, Toronto
Financial Institutions
416-865-4382
Brook Greenberg, Vancouver
Forestry
604-631-3167
John Turner, Toronto
Global Mining
416-865-4380
Guy Giorno, Toronto
Government Relations & Ethics
416-865-5149
Lynne Golding, Toronto
Health Law
416-865-5166
John Grieve, Vancouver
Insolvency & Restructuring
604-631-4772
Avon Mersey, Vancouver
Insurance and Product Liability
604-631-3121
Jeff Leon, Toronto
International Dispute Resolution
416-868-3420
Henri Alvarez, Vancouver
International Law
604-631-3129
Peter Kirby, Montreal
International Law
514-397-4385
Kevin O’Neill, Vancouver
Labour, Employment & Human Rights
604-631-3147
Tom Barlow, Toronto
Municipal Law
416-868-3403
Peggy McCallum, Toronto
Pensions & Benefits
416-865-4372
Karl Delwaide, Montreal
Privacy and Information Protection
514-397-7563
David Doubilet, Toronto
Public-Private Partnerships
416-865-4368
Denis Paquin, Montreal
Real Estate
514-397-7696
Richard Steinberg, Toronto
Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions
416-865-5443
Alain Ranger, Montreal
Tax
514-397-7555
Marek Nitoslawski, Montreal
Technology & Intellectual Property
514-397-4335
Edgar Frechette, Vancouver
Trusts, Wills, Estates and Charities
604-631-4982

"Law Firm of the Year"

Fasken has received numerous firm accolades including the following "Law Firm of the Year" awards from Best Lawyers:

  • 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" in Canada for Labour & Employment
  • 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" in South Africa for Project Finance and Development Practice
  • 2018 "Law Firm of the Year" in Canada for Mining Law
  • 2017 "Law Firm of the Year" in Canada for Trusts & Estates Law
  • 2017 "Law Firm of the Year" in South Africa for Project Finance and Development Practice
Law Firm of the Year Badge for Canada
Labour and Employment Law
Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer interviewed Karen Sargeant, Claire Vachon, and Martin Denyes to discuss their 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” award for Labor and Employment Law. These three leading attorneys look at how technology has changed their practice, the influence of the #MeToo movement, and offer insight to Fasken’s unique mentorship structure.  The full article is available online: "Fasken Law Firm of the Year Q&A." 

Firm Practice Areas

  • Aviation Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Life Sciences Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law

Office Locations

Canada

Canada

Alberta

Alberta

Calgary, AB

First Canadian Centre, Suite 3400

350 Seventh Avenue, SW

Calgary, AB T2P 3N9

Canada

403-261-5350

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British Columbia

British Columbia

Surrey, BC

108th Avenue, Suite 1800

Surrey, BC V3T 5T3

Canada

604-631-3131

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Vancouver, BC

550 Burrard Street, Suite 2900

Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3

Canada

604-631-3131

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Ontario

Ontario

Ottawa, ON

55 Metcalfe Street, Suite 1300

Ottawa, ON K1P 6L5

Canada

613-236-3882

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Toronto, ON

333 Bay Street, Suite 2400

Bay Adelaide Centre

P.O. Box 20

Toronto, ON M5H 2T6

Canada

416-366-8381

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Quebec

Quebec

Montréal, QC

Stock Exchange Tower

800 Victoria Square, Suite 3700

P.O. Box 242

Montréal, QC H4Z 1E9

Canada

514-397-7400

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Québec, QC

140 Grande Allée Est, Suite 800

Québec, QC G1R 5M8

Canada

418-640-2000

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South Africa

South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa

Inanda Greens

54 Wierda Road West

Johannesburg 2196

South Africa

27 11 586 6000

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

15th Floor

125 Old Broad Street

London EC2N 1AR

United Kingdom

44 20 7917 8500

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