Lawson Lundell LLP is a recognized leader in mining, energy, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking, pension and tax law, as well as regulatory and commercial litigation and labour and employment law.  The firm has been particularly active recently in a number of high profile transactions and financings in the energy and mining sectors.  Lawson Lundell also acts as lead corporate counsel and offers strategic advice to a wide range of clients in the natural resources, manufacturing and financial industries.

For over 100 years, Lawson Lundell has focussed on the practice of business law in Western Canada.  Our lawyers are highly regarded for their legal ability and experience, and provide our business clients with a full range of legal advice, emphasizing strategy, value and results.
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Contacts
Contacts
Valerie C. Mann
Technology Law
604-631-9173
Reinhold Krahn
Tax Law
604-631-9174
Craig Ferris
Securities Litigation
604-631-9197
Lisa A. Peters
Research and Opinions
604-631-9207
Cliff Proudfoot
Regulatory Compliance
604-631-9217
Peter J. Roberts
Real Estate Litigation
604-631-9158
Chris W. Sanderson, Q.C.
Public Utility and Regulatory Law
604-631-9183
Neil Marshall
Public Private Partnerships and Infrastructure
604-631-9162
James D. Fraser
Property Tax
604-631-9202
Brad Armstrong, Q.C.
Project Permitting
604-631-9126
Craig Ferris
Product Liability
604-631-9197
Lisa Chamzuk
Privacy and Freedom of Information
604-631-6732
Craig Ferris
Pension and Employee Benefits Litigation
604-631-9197
Murray T.A. Campbell
Pension and Employee Benefits Law
604-631-9187
Paul Negenman
Oil and Gas
403.218.7542
Cliff Proudfoot
Occupational Health and Safety
604-631-9217
Edward Wilson
Municipal Law
604-631-9148
Chris Baldwin
Mining Law
604-631-9151
Valerie C. Mann
Mergers and Acquisitions
604.631.9173
Jeff Christian
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
604-631-9115
Patricia Gallivan, Q.C.
Labour and Employment Law
604-631-6718
Craig Ferris
Insurance Litigation
604-631-9197
Bryan Gibbons
Insolvency & Restructuring
604-631-9152
Patricia Gallivan, QC
Human Rights
604-631-9718
Rita C. Andreone, Q.C.
Hospitality and Tourism
604-631-9205
David A. Allard
Forest Products
604-631-9108
Sheila M. MacPherson
Family Law
867-669-5522
Cliff Proudfoot
Environmental Prosecutions
604-631-9217
Brad Armstrong, Q.C.
Environmental Law
604-631-9126
Chris W. Sanderson, QC
Energy Law
604-631-9183
Marko Vesely
Defamation and Media
604-631-9260
David A. Allard
Corporate Law
604.631.9108
Michael Lee
Corporate Governance
604-631-9139
John Smith
Corporate Finance and Securities
604-631-9120
Neil Marshall
Construction and Engineering Law
604-631-9162
Peter M. Tolensky
Commercial Real Estate and Development
604-631-9125
Craig Ferris
Commercial Litigation
604-631-9197
David A. Allard
Commercial Law
604.631.9108
Brad Armstrong, Q.C.
Climate Change
604-631-9126
Craig Ferris
Class Action Law
604-631-9197
Deborah Cushing
Business Immigration
604-631-9282
Irv Laskin
Banking & Debt Financing
604-631-9235
Chris Sanderson, QC
Administrative, Constitutional and Public Law
604-631-9183
John M. Olynyk
Aboriginal Law
403-781-9472

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  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Practice
  • Corporate Law
  • Defamation and Media Law
  • Employee Benefits Law
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Private Funds Law
  • Product Liability Law
  • Public Procurement Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law

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The 2021 "Law Firm of the Year" Awards in Canada


by Best Lawyers

We are excited to announce the recipients of the 2021 "Law Firm of the Year" awards in Canada.

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The Law of Defamation: A Primer


The Honourable Judge Thomas S. Woods and Marko Vesely provide a brief overview of the Canadian law of defamation.

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Marko

Vesely

The Secrets to Successful Pro-Bono Programs


Pro-Bono programs can lack substance and/or are not sufficiently embedded into the corporate culture of the firm without development of the vision and structure.

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Roberts

The Top 10 Differences Between Litigating in the U.S. and Canada


Ten of the most striking differences Americans will encounter when litigating north of the 49th parallel. Are you familiar with the French civil law tradition?

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The Reemergence of Strategic Alliances in Mineral Exploration


The mining sector is affected by constant change, and as a result one of the re-emerging trends seen in the industry today is the use of strategic alliances for mineral exploration purposes.

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Canadian Tax Rates, Not Quite a Tax Haven


Canada has not historically been known for its favourable levels of taxation. However, in the course of the past decade, corporate tax rates have been steadily reduced with the result that favourable rates of taxation are incurred by corporations with business income in Canada.

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Silence is golden: Injunctions in defamation law


A preliminary injunction has immediate effect. The harm is limited, and the defamer put in his place. The silence is golden.

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Vesely

Was That A Gift? Or Does Someone Else Own My Land?


"The lesson is to be careful about who provides you with purchase money when a real estate purchase is made."

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Ferris

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