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Goodmans LLP is internationally recognized as one of Canada’s preeminent business law firms.  With a strategic entrepreneurial bent and a deal-making mindset, Goodmans’ lawyers deliver intelligent solutions with the responsiveness, energy, talent, and determination it takes to get the deal done. Clients appreciate our dedication to exceptional service, community partnership and mutual respect. That’s a key reason why so many have been with the firm since their businesses began. Even now, with clients among Canada’s largest corporations, financial institutions and multinationals, the firm honours its roots by maintaining its values.

Goodmans is a full-service law firm of approximately 200 lawyers offering market leading expertise in M&A, corporate and transaction finance, private equity, REITs and income securities, real estate, tax, restructuring, litigation and other business-related specialties.

The firm represents an extensive range of Canadian and foreign clients, from entrepreneurial businesses to multinational corporations, financial institutions, private equity firms, pension funds and governments and has a reputation for handling challenging problems, often international in scope, that demand creative solutions.

PRACTICE AREAS

Asia Practice  Intellectual Property
Banking and Finance Law  Litigation 
Cannabis Mergers and Acquisitions
Charities and Not For Profit  Mining and Natural Resources 
Cleantech Municipal, Planning and Property Tax 
Commercial Real Estate  Outsourcing
Commodity Tax/Customs  Pensions
Communications  Personal Tax & Estates 
Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment  Privacy Law
Construction Law  Private Equity
Corporate and Commercial  Procurement, Public/Private Partnerships and Alternative Finance
Corporate Finance and Securities Property Assessment and Taxation
Corporate Restructuring  REITs and Income Securities
Crisis Response Shareholder Rights and Activism
Employment and Labour  Structured Finance and Derivatives 
Energy Law  Tax
Entertainment   Tax Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Environmental Law Technology
Health Care Law  White Collar Risk Management and Investigations
Hospitality Law

Toronto

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON, Canada, M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 979-2211
Fax: (416) 979-1234

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Goodmans LLP is a Lexpert-Ranked Firm in the following practice areas
Banking & Financial Institutions Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Class Actions Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Competition Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Computer & IT Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Construction Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Corporate Tax Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Derivative Instruments Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Entertainment Law Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Intellectual Property Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Litigation - Intellectual Property Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Litigation - Securities Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Mining Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Professional Liability Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Project Finance Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Property Development Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
Property Leasing Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Technology Transactions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Telecommunications Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
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