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Bennett Jones LLP is an internationally recognized Canadian law firm. The firm has more than 380 lawyers and business advisors and over 550 staff in nine Canadian and international offices – Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Vancouver, Doha, Washington, Bermuda, and a representative office in Beijing.  The firm's focus on deepening relationships with clients in key global business centers has enabled it to lead a wide range of complex cross-border and international transactions and litigation. As such, Bennett Jones is ideally suited to advise foreign businesses and investors with Canadian ventures and investments, and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities in the US, Asia, the Middle East, and around the world.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: Hugh L. MacKinnon

Managing Partners: C. Perry Spitznagel QC (Calgary), Stephen W. Bowman (Toronto), Enzo J. Barichello QC (Edmonton), Radha Curpen (Vancouver), George M. Vlavianos (Doha), Melanie Aitken (Washington), Daniel Cheng (Beijing), Duncan Card (Bermuda)

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE & INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

  • Banking & Finance
  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Energy: Oil & Gas and Power
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure & P3 Projects
  • International Trade & Investment
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Tax

Calgary

855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E
Calgary, AB, Canada, T2P 4K7
Phone: (403) 298-3100
Fax: (403) 265-7219

Edmonton

10020 100th St, 3200 TELUS House, South Twr
Edmonton, AB, Canada, T5J 0N3
Phone: (780) 421-8133
Fax: (780) 421-7951

Toronto

100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130
Toronto, ON, Canada, M5X 1A4
Phone: (416) 863-1200
Fax: (416) 863-1716

Ottawa

45 O'Connor St, Suite 1900, World Exchange Plaza
Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1P 1A4
Phone: (613) 683-2300
Fax: (613) 683-2323

Beijing

1 Jianguomenwai Ave, Suite 9,, Fl 14, China World Office Twr 1, Chaoyang District
Beijing, China, 100004
Phone: (106) 535-0123
Fax: (106) 535-0122

Doha

Qatar Financial Centre Branch 37th Fl, Tornado Tower Al Funduq St, West Bay
Doha, Qatar,
Phone: +974 4020 4777
Fax: +974 4020 4799

Vancouver

1055 West Hastings St, Suite 2200, Guiness Twr
Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6E 2E9
Phone: (604) 891-7500
Fax: (604) 891-5100

Bermuda

1 Victoria St, Fl 5, Cumberland House, PO Box 11M1154, Hamilton
Bermuda, Bermuda,
Phone: 1-441-278-3855
Fax: 1-441-292-6140

Washington

1730 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 875, Washington DC 20006 USA
Washington, DC, USA,
Phone: (202) 207-1049
Fax: (202) 204-0498

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  • Pipelines are essential to the oil and gas industry, and thus a quarter of Canada’s economy, but continued societal concerns demand a nuanced approach from project proponents.
  • Is the cancellation of this planned TransCanada pipeline a harbinger of fewer energy deals?
  • Litigation finance, as a concept at least, has been around. But a host of new players with creative leveraging strategies are now paving the way for what could become a force in the profession.
  • Global law firms may offer a “one-stop shop,” but when it comes to international coverage, law firm network referrals are offering the independents competition.
  • With only a tentative recovery in mining, junior explorers are resorting to creative structures like streaming in order to stay in business. Majors, meanwhile, seem content to play the waiting game.
  • Geopolitical uncertainty has given a boost to gold markets and Canadian miners. Exploration work and financings are back on the table, and foreign investors are taking notice.
  • Canadian miners experiencing “increasing anxiety” over country risk
  • Canada’s signature on an OECD instrument to fight BEPS will carry a “level of uncertainty”
  • Accounting firms in Canada have thus far been unable to break into high-end business law, but patience may yet bear fruit as they continue to build capacity in legal services.
  • A look at the conclusion of a case in which four parties had attempted to seize assets from Kyrgyzaltyn JSC, a gold mining company owned by the state of Kyrgyzstan, to satisfy the parties’ arbitral ...
  • The Canadian Securities Administrators have reasserted the rules around material disclosure, particularly as they apply to social media. Companies dabbling with Facebook and Twitter should take heed.
  • There’s concern about the newly announced Canada Infrastructure Bank. But if it’s done right, the CIB could provide a much-needed boost to spending.
  • In the Bri-Chem trilogy, a tribunal found that the Canada Border Services Agency was disregarding regulation. Challenging the agency proved an uphill, but ultimately worthwhile, battle.
  • Is it better early on to be capable in multiple fields or masterful in only one?
  • Arbitration has become the default for corporations seeking international dispute resolution. In-house counsel, however, should keep in mind some of the peculiarities involved.
  • Foreign businesses have long used Canada as a beachhead for entering the US market. That role has never been more important as the US moves toward protectionism.
  • A look at the Alberta Court of Appeal’s upholding of the decision in the Redwater Energy Corp. receivership and bankruptcy proceedings, which found that Redwater’s receiver and trustee, Grant ...
  • Canada’s new framework on clean growth and climate change is designed to stimulate the economy and fulfill pledges to reduce emissions and adapt to climate-change issues.
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Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
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Banking & Financial Institutions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
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Competition Law Calgary, Alberta Consistently Recommended
Competition Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
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Construction Law Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly Recommended
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Corporate Commercial Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
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Corporate Finance & Securities Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Corporate Tax Calgary, Alberta Consistently Recommended
Corporate Tax Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
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Energy (Electricity) Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Energy (Oil & Gas) Calgary, Alberta Most Frequently Recommended
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Environmental Law Toronto, Ontario Most Frequently Recommended
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Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Calgary, Alberta Consistently Recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial Edmonton, Alberta Consistently Recommended
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Litigation - Product Liability Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly Recommended
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Litigation - Securities Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Medical Negligence Calgary, Alberta Consistently Recommended
Medical Negligence Edmonton, Alberta Consistently Recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Calgary, Alberta Most Frequently Recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Mining Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Project Finance Calgary, Alberta Consistently Recommended
Project Finance Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly Recommended
Property Development Calgary, Alberta Most Frequently Recommended
Property Development Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
Property Leasing Calgary, Alberta Most Frequently Recommended
Technology Transactions Calgary, Alberta Consistently Recommended
Technology Transactions Toronto, Ontario Consistently Recommended
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