Awards & Recognition

Osler is consistently recognized as a leader in Canadian business law not only by leading independent legal publishers, but also – and most importantly – from our clients. Our most recent recognitions and accolades are listed below.

Directories

Chambers

Lexpert

  • 132 individual lawyer rankings across 43 practice areas in the 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
  • 35 individual lawyers recognized in the Lexpert / ROB Special Edition on the Leading Corporate Lawyers in Canada, 2018
  • 20 individual lawyers featured as leaders in cross-border law in Lexpert’s 2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada

International Tax Review (ITR)

Legal 500

  • 30 individual lawyer rankings across 17 practice areas and 6 Tier 1 practice area rankings in the 2018 Legal 500 guide

IFLR

Best Lawyers

  • 158 individual lawyer rankings and “Law Firm of the Year” for Tax and Energy Law in Best Lawyers 2019
  • 11 Osler lawyers name as Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers

Benchmark

Acritas Stars

League tables

Mergers & Acquisitions

Osler tops Canadian M&A legal advisor rankings for the first half of 2018:

  • #1 law firm for Canadian announced deals (by value) (Thomson Reuters)

  • #1 law firm for Canadian announced deals (by value) (Mergermarket)

  • #2 Canadian law firm for Canadian announced deals (by value) (Bloomberg)

Capital Markets

Osler ranked #1 advisor to underwriters in the first half of 2018:

  • #1 ranked firm as legal counsel to the underwriters for combined equity and debt offerings (by value) (Financial Post)
  • #1 ranked firm as counsel to the underwriters for equity offerings (by value) (Thomson Reuters)
  •  #1 ranked firm as counsel to the underwriters for debt offerings (by value) (Thomson Reuters)

Firm awards

Mandate awards

 

For a detailed awards & recognition overview of each of our practice areas, please visit our Expertise page.