October 2, 2015

Lenczner Slaght Honoured by Chambers Canada for Dispute Resolution

Canada's leading litigation firm takes first ever Chambers Canada award for Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

Lenczner Slaght was recognized by Chambers Canada as Dispute Resolution Team of the Year. The inaugural Chambers Canada Awards were presented on October 1, 2015,at Malaparte, TIFF Bell Lightbox.

The awards recognize Canadian law firms on the basis of outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service, from research conducted by Chambers & Partners for the inaugural Chambers Canada guide. They reflect notable achievements over the past 12 months.

The recently published Chambers Canada Guide 2016 lauded the firm as the ‘highly sought-after boutique with noted market standing across the gamut of commercial litigation matters and extensive experience before the Supreme Court of Canada."  Quoting a client interviewed for the directory, "I am really impressed with the firm.  They put their finger right on the problem."

Additionally, the inaugural edition recognized Lenczner Slaght as a leading litigation practice in the following areas:

  • Dispute Resolution:  Ontario
  • Dispute Resolution:  Nationwide
  • Dispute Resolution:  Class Actions (Defence)
  • Dispute Resolution:  Arbitration

The Chambers rankings are the culmination of extensive research with law firm clients and legal professionals.

"To be recognized with a team award is a testament to how our lawyers work so well together to support the interests of our clients," says Peter Griffin, Lenczner Slaght's managing partner. "It is rewarding to demonstrate to our clients that they have retained the very best to take on their legal challenges and to produce results that best achieve their business objectives".

In addition to the firm's rankings in Dispute Resolution and Class Actions, 5 Lenczner Slaght lawyers also singled out with mentions:

About Chambers

Chambers and Partners, headquartered in London, UK, publishes guides to the legal profession in 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. They conduct in-depth research throughout the year on legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service.

About Chambers Canada

Chambers Canada recommends law firms and lawyers in over 40 practice areas in all provinces and territories in Canada.Lawyers are ranked based on legal ability, knowledge and experience,effectiveness and client service; practice area rankings are based upon submissions and in-depth objective research conducted by Chambers researchers with lawyers and clients.

View the inaugural Chambers Canada Guide 2016.

Recognized as Canada's leading litigation firm, Lenczner Slaght has successfully represented clients' interests in complex, high-profile cases across the country. The firm's lawyers are distinguished by their depth of courtroom experience. They appear regularly at all levels of the federal and provincial courts and before professional and regulatory tribunals, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. Lenczner Slaght is known for its wealth of talent: the firm's partners, ranked among the best of their peers nationally, lead a recruitment and mentoring program that attracts gifted litigators committed to upholding the highest professional standards.

From commercial disputes, class actions and cross-border disputes to administrative law and professional regulation, Lenczner Slaght brings expert strategy –backed by rigorous research, skilled data management and solid administrative support – to demanding cases in all areas of litigation. Founded in 1992, the Toronto-based firm has a diverse roster of clients that ranges from individuals and small businesses, to large and multinational companies, to professional associations and regulatory bodies. The firm's 52 lawyers focus exclusively on litigation.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Tracy Holotuk
Director,Client Development