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Our Firm

For over 150  years, we have been proud to guide our clients through their most challenging and complex legal matters. Within our four core areas of practice — litigation; corporate; property; and government law — as well as key sub-specialties, we are the firm of choice among discerning clients.

We are a regional firm, offering lean, nimble, flexible, and results-oriented service, while our core area specialization ensures that we have the expertise to address highly sophisticated legal challenges. Voted  number one in Canadian Lawyer’s 2015 Survey for the Top 10 Regional Law Firms in Ontario, we have represented clients in many landmark cases and acted in some of Canada’s most significant mandates. Our lawyers are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective practices and by the profession at large. To learn more about our firm, we invite you to visit us at www.weirfoulds.com.


More than half of our lawyers are litigators, active on many fronts — including some of the largest and most visible complex legal disputes in Canada and abroad. We are known for our strength in managing complex litigation cases; based on our broad litigation experience and depth of advocacy skills, clients bring their most challenging and pressing problems to WeirFoulds. Our litigators appear in significant cases that become reported and leading decisions with a frequency that is remarkable for a law firm of any size, and are consistently recognized for their expertise and accomplishments. The firm’s litigation range is broad; its expertise is deep.


The firm’s corporate practice has a strong tradition of serving business clients in a variety of areas, including mergers and acquisitions, banking and corporate finance, private equity, securities, multinational transactions, commercial real estate, leasing and development, public sector transactions, and tax, regulatory, and intellectual property matters. We provide comprehensive legal services to a wide range of clients — from established public companies and major institutions requiring sophisticated legal services, to entrepreneurs who are starting — or expanding — their business ventures.


WeirFoulds has a property practice that is attuned to the needs of today’s leading corporations and organizations, and offers commercial real estate and property development expertise that is sought after by clients from all over Canada and abroad. We have acted on the largest and most significant property and infrastructure developments in Canada. These projects have ranged from shopping centres to public transportation projects, from waterfront re-development to hydro transmission corridors, from land fill sites to office towers, from highways to industrial projects, and virtually everything in between. Best Lawyers in Canada consistently rates WeirFoulds as one of the top firms in Real Estate Law in Toronto and Ontario. Our expertise covers all aspects of property development, from land development to commercial real estate, leasing and financing.


Our government law practice clears the way for major public/private projects in Canada’s fastest-growing regions. We find solutions to disputes involving public bodies. We have worked on a significant number of cases at all levels of government, and we have forged positive working relationships with officials in a vast array of governmental agencies, boards and commissions. Novae Res Urbis ranks the firm number one among the Top 10 development firms in the Greater Toronto Area.

Contact Us

Managing Partner | Michael Statham | T: 416.947.5023 | E: mstatham@weirfoulds.com


66 Wellington St W, Suite 4100, Toronto-Dominion Ctr
Toronto, ON, Canada, M5K 1B7
Phone: (416) 365-1110
Fax: (416) 365-1876


1525 Cornwall Rd, Suite 10
Oakville, ON, Canada, L6J 0B2
Phone: (905) 829-8600
Fax: (905) 829-2035

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WeirFoulds LLP is a Lexpert-Ranked Firm in the following practice areas
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Property Development Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Property Leasing Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
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