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Osler – Leading the Way in Canadian Business Law

Osler is a leader in Canadian business law with a singular focus – your business. With an integrated network of offices in Toronto, Calgary, Montréal, Ottawa, Vancouver and New York, we have an undisputed reputation for solving problems, removing obstacles, and providing the answers you need, when you need them.

Osler is recognized for the breadth and depth of its practice in business law and is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s top firms. Proactive, pragmatic, experienced, innovative and collaborative, our team of over 400 lawyers is driven by the specific needs of our clients. At Osler, we do everything it takes to maintain our position as one of Canada’s leading business law firms, meeting and exceeding the expectations of our clients, lawyers, students, staff and communities.

We go the extra mile to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients in every matter we handle. We invest in our long-term relationships with a focus on understanding our clients’ businesses, including your changing goals, strategies and challenges. We work hard to stay at the forefront of emerging legal issues and developments that impact our clients’ businesses – and we work even harder to keep you informed.

Expert Advice – Managed and Delivered

Osler’s delivery of legal services is constantly evolving. We have embraced our clients’ needs with more predictable and cost-effective legal services. Prioritizing value from the perspective of our clients, we tailor our services to meet the expectations and needs of each individual client.

By understanding the market and tapping into your needs, we deliver practical advice, specialized knowledge and innovative solutions, no matter what you do or where you’re going.

Whether you are firmly established in a foreign market or looking to expand into one, Osler has you covered. With sophisticated thinking and creative solutions, we help your organization grow, protecting and transforming your business – worldwide.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Aboriginal Law
Banking and Finance
Class Actions
Competition and Foreign Investment
Construction
Corporate Commercial Law
Corporate Finance and Securities
Corporate Governance
Derivatives
Emerging Companies
Employment and Labour Law
Energy
Environmental and Regulatory
Financial Services
Gaming
Franchise
Health
Infrastructure
Insolvency and Restructuring
Intellectual Property
International Trade and Investment Law
Investment Funds and Asset Management
Life Sciences
Marketing and Distribution
Mergers and Acquisitions
Mining
Municipal Law
Pension Fund Investment
Pensions, Benefits and Executive Compensation
Plan Nord
Privacy and Data Management
Private Equity
Procurement and Outsorucing
Projects
Real Estate
REITs
Risk Management and Crisis Response
Taxation
Translation
Technology
Trusts and Estates
Venture Capital

Toronto

100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50
Toronto, ON, Canada, M5X 1B8
Phone: (416) 362-2111
Fax: (416) 862-6666

Ottawa

340 Albert St, Suite 1900
Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1R 7Y6
Phone: (613) 235-7234
Fax: (613) 235-2867

Calgary

450 1st St SW, Suite 2500
Calgary, AB, Canada, T2P 5H1
Phone: (403) 260-7000
Fax: (403) 260-7024

Montréal

1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite 2100
Montréal, QC, Canada, H3B 4W5
Phone: (514) 904-8100
Fax: (514) 904-8101

Vancouver

1055 West Hastings St, Suite 2000
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6E 3X2
Phone: (888) 675-3755
Fax: (416) 862-6666

New York City

620 8th Ave, 36th Fl
New York City, NY, USA, 10018
Phone: (212) 867-5800
Fax: (212) 867-5802

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Banking & Financial Institutions Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
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Computer & IT Law Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Computer & IT Law Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Computer & IT Law Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Construction Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Ottawa, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Ottawa, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Corporate Tax Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Corporate Tax Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Corporate Tax Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Derivative Instruments Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Energy (Electricity) Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Energy (Electricity) Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Energy (Oil & Gas) Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Environmental Law Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Environmental Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Franchising Law Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Franchising Law Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Intellectual Property Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Intellectual Property Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Investment Funds & Asset Management Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Labour Relations Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Litigation - Corporate Tax Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Litigation - Corporate Tax Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Litigation - Intellectual Property Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Litigation - Intellectual Property Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Product Liability Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Litigation - Securities Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Mining Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Pensions & Employee Benefits Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Pensions & Employee Benefits Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Professional Liability Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
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