Torys named Corporate Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners

Involvement in large M&A transactions, cross-border capabilities and a growing Calgary corporate practice contributed to the accolade.

Torys welcomes Guillaume Lavoie to the firm as a partner

The firm is pleased that leading M&A lawyer Guillaume Lavoie has joined our Montréal office as a partner.

Our culture and relationship-driven values help the best ideas rise to the top, and aid our lawyers as teams and individuals in serving our clients, the legal profession and our communities to the fullest.

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Rogers compensated for “reasonable costs” in ISP case

The Supreme Court of Canada previously ruled that internet service providers are entitled to be reimbursed for their time spent sourcing information on customers’ internet usage. Rogers was awarded these costs, a number much higher than anticipated.

Partner Andrew Bernstein, lead counsel acting for Rogers, discusses what could be a “benchmark in deciding compensation levels” for ISPs.

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With one of the country’s top teams, we have a long history helping clients in financial services take the lead in the sector, from assisting with fintech acquisitions to ongoing regulatory guidance.

Women in corporate Canada: Boards continue to add women, but progress at the executive level is modest

Our lawyers review the latest.

Québec court strikes down prohibition on growing cannabis at home

The Québec Superior Court has ruled prohibiting the cultivation of cannabis for personal use as unconstitutional.

Making it rain: Supreme Court allows umbrella purchaser claims

The much-anticipated ruling in Pioneer Corp v. Godfrey holds that umbrella purchasers can now be part of plaintiff classes in competition class actions arising out of price fixing allegations.

As plaintiff classes involved in competition class actions are likely to become larger, assessing harm in these claims is expected to become even more complex as they move toward trial and the damages of another group of claimants is considered.

Read our full analysis.

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Supreme Court dismissal confirms unpaid linear property tax claims in Alberta will remain unsecured

Read our litigation team’s analysis.

The ongoing battle for pipeline projects in Canada

Take a dive into Canada’s regulatory and political environment and its impact on major pipeline development.

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Torys wins “Law Firm of the Year” for energy law

We have been named the firm of the year for energy law by Best Lawyers. Learn more about the win and our team’s leading work in the sector.

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Christopher Richter speaks on defining practice areas of financial planning

Partner Christopher Richter shares his thoughts on defining the practice areas of this newly regulated sector.