Chambers Global 2013 ranks Torys among the top firms in Canada

March 15, 2013

In its annual Chambers Global Client’s Guide, Chambers & Partners once again praises Torys as an outstanding firm with world-leading expertise and exceptional bench strength.

Four of our practice areas were ranked in the top level, Band 1, and were lauded by clients and peers.

  • Corporate/M&A 
    (Torys') highly respected team is recognised for its strength in deals involving the mining, power, life sciences and pharmaceutical industries. It also handles matters in the infrastructure, technology and media sectors, and is noted for its work on major cross-border transactions.

    "Torys sets the bar for customer service in the Canadian legal marketplace – the group has a relentless focus on quality and delivers excellent legal advice. These are some of the best lawyers in Canada."
  • Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) 
    (Torys) is acclaimed for its expertise in securities, competition and product liability cases. Other specializations include environmental law, IT and insurance, in addition to IP and employment. 

    "Excellent – they are extremely capable legal advisers and true business partners."
  • Dispute Resolution: Ontario 
    (Torys) is noted for its deep bench strength and considerable experience in a variety of litigation matters. Areas of expertise include competition, employment, securities and IP disputes, and the firm is also recognised for its strong class actions defence practice. Other areas of specialization include defamation, insolvency and IT.

    "Torys exceeds all our expectations."
    "They are fabulous lawyers."

  • Energy: Power 
    This close-knit team is consistently identified as a leading player in energy and power in Canada. With significant strength in areas including project finance, regulatory law and construction, the team earns praise for its depth and breadth and is especially well known for its work in Ontario.

    "You walk away from a transaction thinking your legal adviser served you well - and you look forward to repeating the experience." 

Our other ranked practice areas

  • Banking and Finance
    "Torys is a very impressive firm in the banking space."
    "They've really honed their practice – you see them all the time."

  • Competition/Antitrust
    "The team consistently delivers quality work."
    "Outstanding service and advice." 
  • Employment & Labour
    "A highly respected firm with significant experience in pensions and benefits matters."
  • Environment
    "Torys stands out for its expertise in green energy and climate change." 
  • Information Technology 
  • Intellectual Property
    "The team is talented and hard-working. I've been continuously impressed by their services."
  • Pensions & Benefits
    "A highly respected firm with significant experience in pensions and benefits matters."
  • Projects: PPP & Infrastructure 
    "The calibre of the team is reflected in the quality of the matters they are hired for. They are beyond exceptional."
  • Real Estate
    "(Torys) lawyers are very smart, pragmatic and a pleasure to work with."
  • Restructuring/Insolvency
    "They are very thoughtful and commercially conscious, and they are good at structuring strategies and getting us through the issues."
  • Tax 


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