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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


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

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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
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Jack YongPartner

Articles

Will Vaccine Passports be Required in our Workplaces: Guidance on Vaccine Passports and Policies
Lawson Lundell LLP, June 2021

With increasing numbers of Canadians being immunized each day against COVID-19, the question on many peoples’ minds is whether Canadians will be asked to prove they are vaccinated by way of a vaccine passport. Vaccine passports can take a range of forms, but the defining feature is a verified record of a person’s immunization status. The question many employers are now asking is whether they can require employees to get vaccinated and/or provide proof of immunization against COVID-19...

Public Health ‘Trumps’ Commercial Losses – B.C. Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Landlords in a COVID-19 Related Termination
Lawson Lundell LLP, June 2021

Commercial landlords have, in the past year and a half, dealt with many novel issues in relation to COVID-19, often on an emergency basis. Few landlords have had to deal with both public health order violations and gang crime relating to the same tenant, as in a recent decision of the B.C. Supreme Court, Ivy Lounge West Georgia Limited Partnership v. TA F&B Limited Partnership, 2021 BCSC 997. The court allowed the immediate termination of an occupation licence where the tenant’s conduct was bringing the hotel into disrepute, potentially strengthening landlords’ hands to take urgent action...

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Blogs

Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Lawson Lundell's Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Blog follows new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. Our goal is to provide a source of valuable information and insight on a wide variety of matters for our readers.

Labour & Employment Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Lawson Lundell's Labour and Employment Law Blog provides updates on the most recent legal developments impacting the Canadian workplace and offers practical tips for employers. We cover a range of topics, including labour relations, employment law, collective bargaining, human rights, employment...

Privacy & Data Management Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

This blog is authored by members of the Privacy & Data Management Department. We follow new and interesting issues emerging in the legal and business communities. We follow emerging issues, legal developments, and new technology as they impact privacy and data management. We will focus on how...

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...

Real Estate Law Blog
Lawson Lundell LLP 

Our Real Estate Law Blog provides brief commentary on current legal trends and developments affecting your business. The topics addressed in Lawson Lundell’s Real Estate Law Blog are of interest to commercial real estate developers, real estate and strata agents, investors, landlords and tenants,...

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...