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About McMillan LLP

McMillan is a leading business law firm serving public, private and not-for-profit clients across key industries in Canada, the United States and internationally. With recognized expertise and acknowledged leadership in major business sectors, we provide solutions-oriented legal advice through our offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and Hong Kong. Our firm values – respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence – are at the heart of McMillan’s commitment to serve our clients, our local communities and the legal profession. 

industry-focused teams

Our industry-focused teams follow industry developments and participate in industry associations and events, enabling us to deliver sound practical legal advice informed by knowledge of our clients and their industries. By way of example, we have teams concentrating on the energy, oil and gas, mining, media and entertainment, automotive, health care and transportation sectors.

national and international networks 

McMillan has the capability to assist clients anywhere in the world. We have a long history of acting for foreign companies looking to set up in the Canadian market. In addition, McMillan has relationships with law firms across Canada and internationally. With such resources, we can obtain quick access to lawyers with the right expertise and depth of jurisdictional knowledge to meet any client need.

knowledge management and use of innovative technology

In a service business where knowledge and experience are crucial, we have been proactive in implementing systems and technology that capture and foster the sharing of knowledge and experience among firm members.

practical cost-effective legal solutions

We listen carefully to our clients to understand their particular needs and circumstances. We then develop legal teams best suited to meet those needs and circumstances. We do not over-lawyer. Our experience demonstrates that knowing a client's business and objectives and using a team approach, with appropriate delegation and supervision, allows us to deliver excellent cost-effective results.

value-added client initiatives

We offer our clients seminars on recent legal developments, timely news bulletins and other sources of up-to-date information regarding developments that may impact their businesses. Our clients are also invited to join in our well-regarded continuing education and training programs.

firm values

We are proud of our firm and its history of service to clients, community and the legal profession. We are committed to our well-defined firm values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence that steer the firm to sustained quality and excellence while fostering a positive work environment.

For further information, please contact: 
Teresa Dufort 
Chief Executive Officer
Direct Line: 416.865.7145
E-mail: teresa.dufort@mcmillan.ca