Our Practices
Vancouver law students

Stikeman Elliott is a full-service law firm with a national and international reputation in all areas of business law, most notably corporate/commercial, mergers and acquisitions, tax, corporate finance and securities, banking, insolvency and restructuring, competition, real estate and litigation at all levels of Canadian courts. Our lawyers also have special expertise in many industries and business sectors, including energy, mining, manufacturing, retail and technology.

In Vancouver, our three core practice areas are:

Corporate & Commercial

Corporate Finance and Securities 
Corporate Governance
Mergers and Acquisitions

Stikeman Elliott's corporate practice group is recognized in Canada and globally for our leading expertise in developing and executing innovative and complex business transactions. Members of our practice include a number of British Columbia's leading lawyers in the areas of M&A, securities and banking. Our M&A, securities and banking lawyers lead local matters and participate in significant national and cross-border transactions.

You will work with our corporate team on behalf of many of our clients, including Canadian and multinational corporations, investment dealers, banks and other financial institutions, investment funds, regulatory bodies, professional services firms, and governments and their agencies.

Real Estate

Real Estate and Municipal

Nationally, Stikeman Elliott is widely regarded as having one of the leading commercial real estate practices in the country. In the Vancouver office, we have one of British Columbia's most prominent real estate development and acquisition practices. We also have a very experienced group of highly specialized lawyers practising in the areas of public-private partnerships (P3), infrastructure development and project finance.

Litigation

Litgation / Class Actions

Our Litigation Group acts for many of Canada's leading corporations and institutions, as well as international clients, in resolving a wide-range of disputes. As advocates, we represent our clients' interests at all levels of government and offer a broad range of commercial dispute resolution and advocacy services, including significant class action expertise.