Lexpert Ranked Law Firm

About Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

  • Canadian law firm focused on serving the transaction, advocacy and advisory needs of the country’s most dynamic business sectors
  • One of the largest business law practises in Canada, serving multinational, national and mid-market entities and with a particular strength in the mining and natural resources sector
  • Cited as market leaders by Chambers Global, Lexpert®/ALM 500, Best Lawyers, Lexpert®, Global Counsel and others
  • Regularly act on deals honoured at the Canadian Dealmakers’ Gala and for counsel recognized at the Canadian General Counsel Awards
  • Dedicated to staying on the leading edge of trends in law and business to offer timely proactive and preventative advice that adds demonstrable value
  • Serving leadership roles in business, political, civic, charitable and cultural organizations in community, national and international organizations

Select Key Industries and Areas of Practice

  • Aboriginal
  • Cannabis
  • Capital Markets
  • Class Actions
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Construction
  • Emerging Companies
  • Employment
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Franchise
  • Government Relations
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Lending & Financial Services
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Municipal
  • Private Equity
  • Product Liability
  • REITs
  • Real Estate & Property Development
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Tax
  • Technology

For more information contact Mark Bennett, Managing Partner, at (416) 869-5300 or mbennett@casselsbrock.com


40 King St W, Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
Toronto, ON, Canada, M5H 3C2
Phone: (416) 869-5300
Fax: (416) 360-8877


885 West Georgia St, Suite 2200, HSBC Bldg
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 3E8
Phone: (604) 691-6100
Fax: (604) 691-6120


888 3rd St SW, Suite 3810, Bankers Hall West Tower
Calgary, AB, Canada, T2P 5C5
Phone: (403) 351-2920
Fax: (403) 648-1151

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Mentioned in Lexpert Publications

  • This was a year in which lawyers superbly exercised the art of negotiation…and opened a new frontier…and set out to build a bridge
  • CANADA - Newmont Mining Corp. of the US definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Goldcorp Inc., a Vancouver-based gold mining company, for a total CAD $13.218 bil (USD $9. 965 bil), ...
  • Nemaska Lithium’s $1.1-billion financing required a ‘staggering’ number of agreements
  • In the wake of the SCC trilogy that laid out a robust interpretation of the leave standard, there’s been a slowdown in the number of Canadian securities class actions.
  • Firms are learning to adapt and prosper in the age of Artificial Intelligence
  • USA - Equinox Gold Corp. of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the Mesquite Gold Mine of New Gold Inc., a Toronto-based gold ore mine operator, for a total US$158 million in cash.
  • The Ontario appellate court provides clarity on the pre-contractual disclosure obligations imposed on franchisors
  • As certain provinces raise the minimum wage, franchisees cancel paid breaks for their employees and turn to franchisors for some kind of contribution or adjustment
  • CANADA - Hecla Mining Co of the US agreed to the entire share capital of Klondex Mines Ltd, a Vancouver-based gold ore mine operator, for CAD 3.234 (USD 2.47) in cash or common shares or a total ...
  • A look at the significance of LBP Holdings v. Hycroft Mining to underwriters
  • Solicitor-client privilege and jurisdiction were prominent in last year’s top cases. While these rulings indicate a balanced approach, the most significant ones were pro-business.
  • On an optimistic note, there were several more deals that drew praise and attention from the lawyers who weighed in on our top deals list. These too involved consolidation, and most notably, ...
  • Last year’s Top 10 Deals were all about combining forces, as companies sought out efficiencies and clout in the market.
  • Lawyers know there’s no such thing as perfect legal harmony, but recent decisions by Canadian courts and tribunals may come as a shock.
  • Global law firms may offer a “one-stop shop,” but when it comes to international coverage, law firm network referrals are offering the independents competition.
  • A look at the Alberta Court of Appeal’s upholding of the decision in the Redwater Energy Corp. receivership and bankruptcy proceedings, which found that Redwater’s receiver and trustee, Grant ...
  • Licensed producers in Canada are projecting sales approaching $400 million in 2017
  • Fixed-fee long-form fairness opinion and report from independent transaction committee must be “minimum standard” in plans of arrangement, says judge
  • Governments looking to avoid a real estate collapse are cracking down on easy mortgages. But with low interest rates, will the new rules do anything other than penalize brokers and lenders?
  • Outdated laws have created a class of undefined workers with undefined rights. How legislators respond will have severe consequences for businesses reliant on flexible labour.
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP is a Lexpert-Ranked Firm in the following practice areas
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Class Actions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Construction Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly Recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Entertainment Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Franchise Law Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Litigation - Commercial Insurance Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Litigation - Product Liability Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Litigation - Securities Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Mining Vancouver, British Columbia Most Frequently Recommended
Mining Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Property Development Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
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