2017 Awards and Recognition

Chambers Canada Awards

  • Corporate Law Firm of the Year Award

Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business

  • 121 lawyer rankings with 96 individual lawyers receiving rankings in multiple areas

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Business Lawyers

  • 61 lawyer rankings with 51 individual lawyers receiving rankings in multiple areas

Global Competition Review

  • “Elite” firm in Canada

IFLR1000 Canada

  • Tier 1 in Capital Markets and M&A and 55 lawyers ranked

The Legal 500 Canada

  • 27 elite lawyers recognized for their expertise
  • Top-tier firm (Tier 1) in eight practice areas: Capital Markets, Competition and Antitrust, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution: Québec, Energy: Mining, Energy: Power, Insurance: M&A and Regulatory and Real Estate
  • Satisfied clients highlight Stikeman Elliott as a “top-tier firm for sophisticated M&A” due to its “top-level knowledge of the market” and “great ability to keep up to date with area trends”. The group’s “broad and deep bench” also impresses, with an “excellent group scoring highly for its in-depth expertise in all required fields” and its “on-point partnering in business decisions”. The firm is further described as having “invaluable top-tier experience”, and lauded for its "extremely strong industry knowledge”

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

  • 138 lawyers recognized in 41 practice areas
  • 336 lawyer rankings with 86 individual lawyers receiving rankings in multiple areas

Best Lawyers in Canada

  • Natural Resources Law Firm of the Year
  • Competition/Antitrust Law Firm of the Year
  • 138 lawyers recognized across all practice areas nationwide

Lexpert Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada

  • 26 lawyer rankings with 17 individual lawyers receiving rankings in multiple areas

Benchmark Litigation

Lexpert Rising Stars

WXN’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women

  • Samantha Horn inducted into Women’s Executive Network’s Top 100 Hall of Fame

M&A Advisor's 2017 Emerging Leaders Awards

Client Choice (Lexology)

Aon Hewitt’s Best Employers in Canada

  • Best Employers in Canada 2018 Platinum level

2016 Awards and Recognition

League Tables – Fiscal Year 2016

  • #1 Canadian firm for M&A by deal count – Bloomberg, Mergermarket and Thomson Reuters
  • #1 firm for Canadian Equity IPO (for Issuer) by deal value – Mergermarket
  • #1 law firm for Canadian Equity, Equity Offerings, Equity Linked & Preferred and Equity Offerings & Equity Linked (for Manager) by deal count – Bloomberg
  • #1 law firm for Canadian Equity Offerings and Combined Equity & Debt Offerings (for Underwriter) by deal count – Financial Post

Chambers Canada Awards

  • Energy Law Firm of the Year Award
  • Lawson Hunter recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award

IFLR Americas

  • Canadian Law Firm of the Year, second consecutive year

IFLR1000 Canada

  • Tier 1 in Capital Markets and M&A and 42 lawyers ranked

The Legal 500 Canada

  • Tier 1 rankings in Corporate and M&A, Capital Markets, Competition and Antitrust, Dispute Resolution: Québec, Energy: Mining, Energy: Power, and Real Estate
  • 23 lawyers recognized as leading lawyers for their expertise
  • Described as a “corporate powerhouse”, and lauded for "innovative and creative approach to complex issues," and as "among the best in Canada"

Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

  • 48 lawyers recognized as experts in their field

Best Lawyers in Canada

  • M&A Law Firm of the Year Award in Canada
  • 138 lawyers recognized across all practice areas nationwide

Benchmark Litigation

Lexpert Zenith Awards

  • Wesley Ng recipient of Lexpert Zenith Award for leadership and achievement in diversity and inclusion

Lexpert Rising Stars

Expert Guides

Who’s Who Legal 100

  • Global Mining Group recognized as leading Canadian law firm in the mining sector with 7 lawyers recognized as leading lawyers in mining

Profiles in Diversity Journal

2015 Awards and Recognition

Chambers Canada Awards

  • Competition Law Firm of the Year 

Benchmark Litigation

M&A Advisor

  • Deal of the Year: Consumer and Retail Products