Canadian Lawyer magazine is asking the legal community for input on Canada's top corporate and immigration boutiques and criminal law boutiques. Survey ends July 10.
These firms were voted by their peers as Canada’s best in civil litigation
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
Insurance defence boutiques are increasingly specializing in new emerging areas to stay ahead
Immigration boutiques have evolved to serve their clients as legislative and political priorities shift
As clients focus more on value than prestige, corporate boutiques have grown.