Biggest law firms in Metro Vancouver in 2016

Ranked by number of lawyers practising in Metro Vancouver in 2016

Published in BIV print edition on June 7, 2016. Updated online July 29, 2016. 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 '16Law firmManaging partner(s)Focus areasYear foundedNo. of partners '16No. of associate counsel '16No. of associates '16No. of local lawyers '15No. of local lawyers '16
1 Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
550 Burrard St Suite 2900
Vancouver, BC V6C 0A3
Phone: 604-631-3131
William Westeringh (managing partner) International business law and litigation for every sector in business, industry and government 1889 144 141
2 Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
200 Burrard St Suite 1200
Vancouver, BC V7X 1T2
Phone: 604-687-5744
Graham Walker (regional managing partner, Vancouver) Business, commercial real estate, financial services, commercial litigation and intellectual property 1911 73 9 38 129 120
3 Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP
700 Georgia St W Suite 2500
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B3
Phone: 604-684-9151
Keith Mitchell (chair); Alan Hamilton (managing partner); Dominic Petraroia (managing partner, Kelowna) Corporate and commercial, litigation, employment and labour, tax, wealth management 1903 60 8 39 98 107
4 Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
595 Burrard St Suite 2600
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3
Phone: 604-631-3300
Bill Maclagan (office managing partner, Vancouver) Corporate and commercial law, corporate finance and securities, environmental law, financial services, litigation, infrastructure, real estate and tax 1856 40 4 51 99 95
5 DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
666 Burrard St Suite 2800
Vancouver, BC V6C 2Z7
Phone: 604-687-9444
Robert Seidel (managing partner, Canada) Litigation, general corporate and commercial law, securities and corporate finance, human resources and real property 1892 47 0 48 95 95

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