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Lawson Lundell LLP

Lawson Lundell LLP  

Legal Services | British Columbia, Canada

www.lawsonlundell.com
tel: +1 604 685 3456 | fax: +1 604 669 1620
Suite 1600 Cathedral Place | Vancouver | British Columbia | V6C 3L2 | Canada


Main Contacts

Offices

Vancouver, British Columbia | Calgary, Alberta | Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Lawson Lundell LLP's Overview

Lawson Lundell LLP is a leading Canadian law firm, based in Western Canada, with offices in Vancouver, British Columbia, Calgary, Alberta and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. We have a substantial footprint in the historic resource and other business sectors in Canada, coupled with a reach well beyond these areas. Many of our clients have head offices outside Canada and range from national and international corporations to entrepreneurial start-ups.

We do top level transactional and project development work and our breadth of speciality areas enables us to provide a full range of services to domestic and international businesses. Our lawyers are recognized as leaders in their areas of practice which includes corporate-commercial law with recognized specialities in mining, energy, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking, pension, real estate and tax. We are equally strong in regulatory matters and commercial litigation, with recognized specialties in aboriginal, environmental, energy, labour and employment, and insolvency.

The philosophy that guides the provision of our legal services has been developed through decades of working with our clients and learning about their priorities, needs and preferences. We are dedicated to continually improving our service as our knowledge of clients and their needs grows and changes. We are committed to providing exceptional service in a timely manner.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1886
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 3
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 235

Languages: English, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Aboriginal Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Banking and Debt Financing
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Immigration
  • Business Litigation
  • Capital Markets
  • Class Action Law
  • Climate Change
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate and Development
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction and Engineering
  • Corporate and Business
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Defamation and Media
  • Electric Utilities
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment and Labor
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Finance
  • Financial Litigation
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Investment
  • Forestry
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet and Cyberspace
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor Law
  • Labor Relations
  • Litigation
  • Media
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Municipal Law
  • Native Peoples
  • Natural Resources
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pension & Benefit Plans
  • Privacy & Freedom of Information
  • Product Liability
  • Project Financing
  • Project Law
  • Project Permitting
  • Property Tax
  • Public Law
  • Public Private Partnerships and Infrastructure
  • Public Relations
  • Public Utility and Regulatory
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Research and Opinions
  • Securities
  • Taxation
  • Technology
  • Trademarks
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Associate Counsel

Deborah Anderson

Deborah D. AndersonAssociate Counsel


Meg Gaily

Meg GailyAssociate Counsel

Brenda Lightbody

Brenda M LightbodyAssociate Counsel


Luke Pathyil

Luke PathyilExecutive Director


Jack Yong

Jack YongPartner

Articles

Can You Fire a Rioter? Maybe…
Lawson Lundell LLP, January 2021

As we all know by now, the U.S. Capitol was stormed by a mob of President Trump’s supporters on Wednesday January 6, 2021. A great deal of the mob, as well as police officers who appeared to stand aside as rioters streamed inside, were captured on video and replayed repeatedly over the news. This includes two Canadian nurses who allegedly travelled to Washington D.C. to participate in an anti-lockdown event which preceded the Capitol Hill riot. Those nurses are now under investigation by the Ontario College of Nurses. This series of events and the footage of the rioters raise some important questions from employers...

Alberta Court of Appeal Encourages Use of Summary Judgment Rules
Lawson Lundell LLP, January 2021

  This post discusses the Alberta Court of Appeal's recent decision in Hannam v. Medicine Hat School District No. 76,[1] which stands as an emphatic reminder that the Supreme Court of Canada has directed courts to grant summary judgment when a fair and just determination can be made without a trial. Although Hannam does not change the law of summary judgment, it conveys the Court's view that, in many cases, Alberta courts have been underutilizing this important tool for enhancing access to justice...

All articles submitted by Lawson Lundell LLP

Blogs

Lawson Lundell Project Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

The Lawson Lundell Project Law Blog focuses on updating proponents on new and interesting issues emerging in the law and policy that applies to the development of major projects in Canada. The focus of the blog is on matters relating to environmental assessment and compliance, regulatory matters...

The Business Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

This blog is authored by members of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. We intend to follow new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. The wide range of experience among the members of our litigation group will provide a diverse and insightful...

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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