Canadian Lawyer invites senior lawyers, managing partners and in-house counsel to weigh in on Canada's leading boutiques in a variety of areas of law. Readers are asked to rank their top 10 boutiques from a list selected by our editorial staff.
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Aside from securing acquittals and setting precedents the top firms were focussed on social progress
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Fast and gradual change are both driving the need for labour and employment expertise
Combatting brand trolls among the changes for IP boutiques
Though he enjoyed his work as a commercial litigator, Allan Stitt found clients were rarely satisfied with the results. If they won — well, big deal, it was inevitable anyway. And if they lost, they felt betrayed. Litigation wasn’t appearing, to him, an effective path to resolution.
While all 90 firms included on Canadian Lawyer’s 2019 Top Personal Injury Boutiques survey have a track record of winning cases for their clients, achieving a top spot takes more than that.
When negotiating, arranging and implementing wills, trusts and estates, the unique dramas accompanying a family are growing in intricacy.
Tax boutiques represent a wide variety of clients, but they all take a public policy perspective