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Ten litigation partners ranked in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Canada

26.03.19

Congratulations to the ten litigation lawyers who have been recognized in Benchmark Canada: the Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, five of whom have been ranked for the first time.

Benchmark Litigation Stars

Barry R. Crump in the areas of General Commercial, Insurance, Securities and Tax

David LeGeyt in the area of Restructuring and Insolvency

Daniel J. McDonald Q.C. in the areas of Energy and Natural Resources, General Commercial and Securities

Douglas A. McGillivray Q.C. in the areas of Energy and Natural Resources, General Commercial, Insurance and Securities

Douglas G. Mills in the areas of Arbitration, Energy and Natural Resources and General Commercial

Jeffrey E. Sharpe in the areas of Construction, Energy and Securities

Richard F. Steele in the areas of Energy and Natural Resources, General Commercial and Labour and Employment

Benchmark Litigation Future Stars

Andrew F. Sunter

David de Groot

Trevor R. McDonald

The litigation group has again been ranked as a ‘highly recommended’ legal team in Alberta, and our newly-ranked lawyers this year are Andrew Sunter, Barry Crump, David de Groot, David LeGeyt and Trevor McDonald. 

In the editorial this year our clients report:

“The lawyers I work with have always been very well versed in all aspects of our industry, have an exceptional understanding of the local market and potential threats to our business and lead/assist us to ultimately make sound business decisions.”

The full editorial can be read here.

Now in its eleventh year, Benchmark Canada recognizes the very best dispute resolution and litigation lawyers in Canada, ranking them for their case record, peer review and personal client feedback. 

At the annual awards ceremony on March 7, 2019, BD&P was awarded National Impact Case of the Year for our counsel to Dow in Dow Chemical Canada ULC v NOVA Chemicals Corporation, 2018 ABQB 482.