2021 Best Lawyers Business Edition
The Global Issue

Featuring the top legal talent from the most recent editions of Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch worldwide.

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Featured Firms


Loopstra Nixon
McLeish Orlando LLP
Renno Vathilakis , Inc.
Stockwoods LLP
Sodavex
Pringle & Associés

Lüdicke & Kollegen mbH

L2C mbB
McEwan Cooper Dennis LLP
Hunter Litigation Chambers
Sangra Moller LLP
CMS von Erlach Partners Ltd
Gamboa, Fuenzalida, Sanfeliú & Ugarte Abogados
Rae Christen Jeffries LLP
Langford Law
Fellaws PartG mbB
Sas & Ing, Immigration Law Centre

Banco Chambers

Abril Abogados
Denis Borges Barbosa Advogados
Dumont

Agnoli e Giuggioli

RA Dr. Volker Beissenhirtz, LL.M.
Divimark Abogados
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
Pimentel & Rohenkohl Advogados Associados
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Roy O'Connor LLP

Monereo Meyer Abogados

Simmons & Simmons LLP

Singer Kwinter
Studio Legale Brusa Spagnolo Tosoni Carelli

Calvo Nicolau y Márquez Cristerna-DFK , S.C.

Santos Neto Advogados

Rhein Schirato Meireles Advogados
Segal Immigration Law

Matamala Abogados

Florilèges Société d'Avocats

Willis Law

Weisz Fell Kour
Zamorano & Peleteiro Abogados

Böhm Mosch

von Morgen & Partner mbB
Verjee Law

HLB HUSSMANN PartG mbB

Oliveira e Olivi Advogados Associados
Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation

Featured in Best Lawyers

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J. Mark "Mark" Joblin

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Municipal Law
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Quinto M. Annibale

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Municipal Law
Image of R. Graham "Graham" Phoenix

R. Graham "Graham" Phoenix

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
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Dale V. Orlando CS

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation
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J. Patrick Brown CS

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation
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John A. McLeish CS

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Insurance Law | Medical Negligence | Personal Injury Litigation | Product Liability Law
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Joseph A. "Joe" Cescon

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation
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Lindsay Charles

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation
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Salvatore Shaw

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation
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Karim Renno

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Area
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Michael Vathilakis

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Andrea Gonsalves

  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Defamation and Media Law | Health Care Law
Image of Brendan van Niejenhuis

Brendan van Niejenhuis

  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Brian Gover

  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Appellate Practice | Bet-the-Company Litigation | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Criminal Defence | Health Care Law
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Edward "Ted" Marrocco

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Fredrick Schumann

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Gerald Chan

  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Appellate Practice | Criminal Defence | Privacy and Data Security Law
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Justin Safayeni

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Appellate Practice | Defamation and Media Law
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Luisa Ritacca

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Health Care Law
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Nader Hasan

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Appellate Practice | Criminal Defence | Indigenous and First Nations Practice | Privacy and Data Security Law
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Paul Le Vay

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Appellate Practice | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Legal Malpractice Law | Securities Law
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Samuel M. Robinson

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Christine D. Duchaine

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas
    Environmental Law | Expropriation Law
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Catherine Brisebois

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Stephane Pouliot

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Area
    Family Law
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Suzanne H. Pringle, Ad. E.

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas
    Family Law | Family Law Mediation
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Carsten Grau

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Hamburg
  • Practice Areas
    Litigation | Private Equity Law
Image of Craig P. Dennis, Q.C.

Craig P. Dennis, Q.C.

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Appellate Practice | Class Action Litigation | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Product Liability Law
Image of J. Kenneth "Ken" McEwan , Q.C.

J. Kenneth "Ken" McEwan , Q.C.

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Alternative Dispute Resolution | Appellate Practice | Bet-the-Company Litigation | Class Action Litigation | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Securities Law
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Robert "Bob" Cooper , Q.C.

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Class Action Litigation | Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Brent B. Olthuis

  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Appellate Practice | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Indigenous and First Nations Practice
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Claire E. Hunter, Q.C.

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Appellate Practice | Class Action Litigation | Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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K. Michael "Michael" Stephens

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Alternative Dispute Resolution | Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Mark S. Oulton

  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Natural Resources Law
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Paul Heisler

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Labour and Employment Law
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Randy J. Kaardal, Q.C.

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Alternative Dispute Resolution | Appellate Practice | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Labour and Employment Law
Image of Ryan Dalziel Q.C.

Ryan Dalziel Q.C.

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Appellate Practice | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Indigenous and First Nations Practice
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William B. Smart, Q.C.

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Administrative and Public Law | Criminal Defence
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Harj S. Sangra

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas
    Corporate Law | Natural Resources Law | Securities Law
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Rod Talaifar

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Area
    Securities Law
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André E. Lebrecht

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Areas
    Banking and Finance Law | Corporate Law | Investment Funds
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Daniel Kinzer

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Geneva
  • Practice Areas
    Criminal Defense | Litigation
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David Hürlimann

  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Tax Law
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Dirk Spacek

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Information Technology Law
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Fabien Liégeois

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Geneva
  • Practice Area
    Tax Law
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Jodok Wicki

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Litigation
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Marjolaine Jakob

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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Mark Cagienard

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Tax Law
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Marquard Christen

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Antitrust/Competition Law
Image of Olivier Carrard

Olivier Carrard

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Geneva
  • Practice Areas
    International Arbitration | Sports Law
Image of Pascal G. Favre

Pascal G. Favre

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Geneva
  • Practice Areas
    Corporate Law | Mergers and Acquisitions Law | Private Equity Law
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Patrick Sommer

  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Areas
    Antitrust/Competition Law | Corporate Law
Image of Philipp Dickenmann

Philipp Dickenmann

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Litigation
Image of Pierre Ducret

Pierre Ducret

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Geneva
  • Practice Area
    Litigation
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Reto Hunsperger

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Image of Sibylle Schnyder

Sibylle Schnyder

  • Recognized Since: 2017
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Areas
    Construction Law | Real Estate Law
Image of Sidonie Morvan

Sidonie Morvan

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Geneva
  • Practice Area
    Real Estate Law
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Simone Brauchbar Birkhäuser

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Intellectual Property Law
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Stefan Gerster

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Areas
    Construction Law | Real Estate Law
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Stephan Werlen

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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Tobias Somary

  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:

    Zürich
  • Practice Area
    Wealth Management Practice
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Cristián Gamboa Guzmán

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Santiago
  • Practice Area
    Tax Law
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Marcelo Sanfeliú Gerstner

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Santiago
  • Practice Area
    Criminal Defense
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Rodolfo Fuenzalida Sanhueza

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Santiago
  • Practice Area
    Litigation
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Sebastián Llona Solís de Ovando

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Santiago
  • Practice Area
    Litigation
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Angela E. Rae

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Labour and Employment Law
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Brett A. Christen

  • Recognized Since: 2013
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Labour and Employment Law
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Daryn Jeffries

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Labour and Employment Law
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Frances Gallop

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Labour and Employment Law
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Vance Langford

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Calgary, Alberta
  • Practice Area
    Immigration Law
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Carsten Brachmann

  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:

    Berlin
  • Practice Area
    Labor and Employment Law
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Hendrik Muschal

  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:

    Berlin
  • Practice Area
    Labor and Employment Law
Image of Catherine A. Sas, Q.C.

Catherine A. Sas, Q.C.

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Area
    Immigration Law
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Victor Ing

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Area
    Immigration Law
Image of Ignacio Temiño Ceniceros

Ignacio Temiño Ceniceros

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Madrid
  • Practice Area
    Intellectual Property Law
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Pedro Marcos Nunes Barbosa

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Rio de Janeiro
  • Practice Area
    Intellectual Property Law
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Christian Thomae

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Mexico
  • Practice Area
    Intellectual Property Law
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Israel Escobedo

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Mexico
  • Practice Area
    Intellectual Property Law
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Laura Collada

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Mexico
  • Practice Areas
    Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law | Intellectual Property Law
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Volker Beissenhirtz

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    Berlin
  • Practice Area
    Restructuring and Insolvency Law
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Marianella Arias

  • Recognized Since: 2018
  • Location:

    San José
  • Practice Area
    Intellectual Property Law
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Edward J. "Ed" Babin

  • Recognized Since: 2008
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Competition / Antitrust Law | Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Securities Law
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Cláudio Leite Pimentel

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Rio Grande do Sul
  • Practice Area
    Tax Law
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Munir A. Suboh

  • Recognized Since: 2014
  • Location:

    Dubai
  • Practice Area
    Intellectual Property Law
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David F. O'Connor

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Alfred M. Kwinter

  • Recognized Since: 2009
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas
    Insurance Law | Medical Negligence | Personal Injury Litigation
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Shane H. Katz

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation
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Sergio Spagnolo

  • Recognized Since: 2012
  • Location:

    Milan
  • Practice Area
    Criminal Defense
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Renata Meireles

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    São Paulo
  • Practice Area
    Administrative Law
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Vitor Rhein Schirato

  • Recognized Since: 2019
  • Location:

    São Paulo
  • Practice Area
    Administrative Law
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Heather N. Segal

  • Recognized Since: 2006
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Immigration Law
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Marie-Hélène Raffin

  • Recognized Since: 2010
  • Location:

    Paris
  • Practice Area
    Tax Law
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Hugh Willis

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    Edmonton, Alberta
  • Practice Area
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Sharon Kour

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Steven J. "Steve" Weisz

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
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Antonio Zamorano Fernández

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    A Coruña
  • Practice Area
    Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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Francisco Peleteiro Gallego

  • Recognized Since: 2021
  • Location:

    A Coruña
  • Practice Area
    Maritime Law
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Carl-Christian von Morgen

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Berlin
  • Practice Area
    Labor and Employment Law
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Zul Verjee, Q.C.

  • Recognized Since: 2015
  • Location:

    Calgary, Alberta
  • Practice Areas
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation | Insurance Law
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Marcos Vinícius Costa

  • Recognized Since: 2020
  • Location:

    São Paulo
  • Practice Area
    Tax Law
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Sergio R. Karas

  • Recognized Since: 2016
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Immigration Law

Featured in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

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Elliot P. Saccucci

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Labour and Employment Law
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Nick Todorovic

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Personal Injury Litigation
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Eric Aitken

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Area
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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Nikta Shirazian

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Area
    Insurance Law
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Anne Marie Heenan

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Labour and Employment Law
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Daina Search

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Labour and Employment Law
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Pat Corney

  • Recognized Since: 2022
  • Location:

    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Area
    Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

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2021 Best Lawyers: The Global Issue

Best Lawyers

The 2021 Global Issue features top legal talent from the most recent editions of Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch worldwide.