Biggest law firms in Metro Vancouver in 2017

Ranked by number of lawyers practising in Metro Vancouver in 2017

 Published June 6, 2017. Updated September 5, 2017, for publication in 2017 Book of Lists. Sources: Interviews with law firms below and BIV research. Other firms may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.

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Rank '17Law firmManaging partner(s)Focus areasYear foundedNo. of partners '17No. of associate counsel '17No, of associates '17No. of local lawyers '16No. of local lawyers '17
1 Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
550 Burrard St Suite 2900
Vancouver BC
V6C 0A3

Phone: 604-631-3131
Fax: 604-631-3232
William Westeringh (managing partner) International business law and litigation for every sector in business, industry and government 1889 NP NP NP 141 137
2 Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
200 Burrard St Suite 1200
Vancouver BC
V7X 1T2

Phone: 604-687-5744
Fax: 604-687-1415
Graham Walker (regional managing partner, Vancouver) Business, commercial real estate, financial services, commercial litigation and intellectual property 1911 67 12 35 120 114
3 Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP
700 Georgia St W Suite 2500
Vancouver BC
V7Y 1B3

Phone: 604-684-9151
Fax: 604-661-9349
Jeffrey Kay (managing partner, Vancouver); Dominic Petraroia (managing partner, Kelowna) Corporate and commercial, litigation, employment and labour, tax, wealth management 1903 58 7 42 107 107
4 Lawson Lundell LLP
925 Georgia St W Suite 1600
Vancouver BC
V6C 3L2

Phone: 604-685-3456
Fax: 604-669-1620
Clifford Proudfoot (managing partner) Mining, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, energy/public utility and regulatory, litigation, dispute resolution 1910 59 10 33 91 102
5 Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
595 Burrard St Suite 2600
Vancouver BC
V7X 1L3

Phone: 604-631-3300
Fax: 604-631-3309
Bill Maclagan (office managing partner, Vancouver) Corporate and commercial law, corporate finance and securities, environmental law, financial services, litigation, infrastructure, real estate, tax 1856 47 2 48 95 97

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