Lexpert Ranked Law Firm
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP (“the firm”) is part of DLA Piper, a global law firm with over 4,200 lawyers operating in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. With offices and highly experienced lawyers across Canada, the Canadian firm has deep roots in national and international business communities. The firm delivers services in more than 50 practice areas including technology, intellectual property, energy, infrastructure, litigation, transportation and the related corporate and finance areas. The firm provides unparalleled value to clients by combining the significant resources of a global firm with the highest level of personal service in the business.

The firm provides legal and business advice to corporations, partnerships, individuals and other entities spanning a full range of commercial activity. The firm represents some of the largest corporations in Canada, the United States, Australia, Japan and elsewhere, while also attending to the specialized needs of smaller independent businesses. The team represents clients in both the private and public sectors in a broad range of industries, including energy, forestry, mining, oil & gas, projects (P3), healthcare and hospitality.

The firm’s Employment Group is one of Canada’s largest groups of its kind and has a formidable practice and presence across the country. Team members are significant players in all major business centres in Canada, providing strategic legal advice to publicly owned utilities, school boards and large associations, as well as employers at all levels of business and industry. The team acts as representative counsel on numerous cutting-edge workplace issues in Canada and members are involved in various professional associations.

The firm advises on all aspects of Banking, Securities and Corporate Finance matters. The firm provides advice regarding the establishment of financial services businesses, the development and distribution of financial services products, and all manner of regulatory issues with both federal and provincial regulators, with whom it has excellent working relationships. The firm represents companies and associations in the financial services industry in relation to legislative changes and major government policy initiatives. Additionally, the firm has extensive experience in all aspects of securities law and corporate finance including public offerings, private placements, venture capital financing, takeover bids, issuer bids, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and the day-to-day servicing of public companies. In addition, our experience includes engaging in prospectus offerings for national and local issuers, facilitating institutional and private venture capital financing, debt and equity financing and structuring sound investment and exit strategies.

Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations
The firm’s litigators are continuously involved in leading cases resulting in important developments to Canadian law across a wide range of areas, including class actions, transportation, international trade, professional liability fraud, competition, employment, and human and civil rights. The firm has a distinguished record of successful resolutions and case wins and members of the team regularly appear in all levels of court across Canada, including the Federal Courts and the Supreme Court of Canada, and before a wide range of administrative boards and tribunals.

Projects, Energy and Infrastructure
The firm has one of Canada’s leading PPP practices, having participated in Canada’s PPP market since its inception. The group comprises lawyers and consultants with knowledge of the international and Canadian infrastructure and project finance market. The firm has advised on the vast majority of Canadian PPP projects and successfully closed many of the most significant PPP projects including the New Champlain Bridge Corridor Project, the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit Project, the Confederation Light Rail Transit Project, the Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project and the GO Transit East Rail Maintenance Facility.

Practice Areas
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Environment
  • Finance
  • Intellectual Property and Technology
  • International Trade, Regulatory and Government Affairs
  • Litigation, Arbitration and Investigations
  • Natural Resources
  • Projects, Energy and Infrastructure
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring
  • Tax
  • Transportation


666 Burrard St, Suite 2800, Park Pl
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 2Z7
Phone: (604) 687-9444
Fax: (604) 687-1612


10060 Jasper Ave, Suite 1201, Scotia Tower 2
Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5J 4E5
Phone: (780) 426-5330
Fax: (780) 428-1066


5201 50th Ave, Suite 802, Northwest Twr
Yellowknife, NT, Canada, X1A 3S9
Phone: (867) 669-8400
Fax: (867) 669-8420


1501 McGill College Ave, Suite 1400, McGill College Twr
Montréal, QC, Canada, H3A 3M8
Phone: (514) 392-1991
Fax: (514) 392-1999


100 King St W, Suite 6000, 1 First Cdn Pl, Box 367
Toronto, ON, Canada, M5X 1E2
Phone: (416) 365-3500
Fax: (416) 365-7886


250 2nd St SW, Suite 1000, Livingston Pl W
Calgary, AB, Canada, T2P 0C1
Phone: (403) 296-4470
Fax: (403) 296-4474

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Project Finance Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Property Development Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Property Development Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Transportation (Road & Rail) Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
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