McMillan Lawyers Earn 37 Rankings Across 13 Categories in the 2021 Legal500: Canada Guide  

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November 2020

McMillan is proud to be included in the 2021 Legal500: Canada Guide. The 2021 Guide ranks McMillan as a leading law firm in 13 practice areas and names 22 McMillan lawyers as top practitioners in their respective fields. This recognition of our practitioners and practice groups speaks to McMillan’s national strength and its broad scope of expertise as a full-service business law firm.

Listed below are the areas of practice for which the firm is recognized and all individual practitioners of the firm listed in this guide:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Cannabis
  • Competition and Antitrust
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy and Natural Resources: Mining
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Insurance
  • International Expertise
  • International Trade
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Tax
  • Transport

Congratulations to:

Banking & Finance

  • Paul Avis, Toronto
  • Jeffrey Rogers, Toronto


  • Desmond Balakrishnan, Vancouver
  • James Munro, Vancouver

Competition and Antitrust

  • Neil Campbell, Toronto
  • James Musgrove, Toronto

Corporate and M&A

  • John Clifford, Toronto
  • Paul Davis, Toronto

Dispute Resolution

  • Benjamin Bathgate, Toronto
  • David Kent, Toronto

Energy and Natural Resources: Mining

  • Cory Kent, Vancouver
  • Bernhard Zinkhofer, Vancouver

Infrastructure Projects

  • Timothy Murphy, Toronto
  • Peter Willis, Toronto


  • Darcy Ammerman, Ottawa
  • Christopher Garrah, Toronto

International Expertise

  • Neil Campbell, Toronto
  • Robert Wisner, Toronto
  • Stephen Wortley, Vancouver

International Trade

  • Neil Campbell, Toronto

Restructuring and Insolvency

  • Waël Rostom, Toronto


  • Michael Friedman, Toronto
  • Michel Ranger, Montreal


  • Francois Tougas, Vancouver

McMillan is a leading Canadian law firm committed to client service and professional excellence. As a full service business law firm, McMillan serves public, private and not-for-profit clients across key industries in Canada, the United States and internationally. With globally recognized expertise and acknowledged leadership in major business sectors, we provide integrated, creative and solutions-oriented legal advice through our offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa 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.