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.

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

Firm Awards

Chambers Canada 2022
114 Osler lawyers recognized across 46 practice areas; 18 Band 1 practice area rankings

IFLR1000 2021
Osler recognized across eight practice areas with 48 lawyers ranked

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2021
143 Osler Lawyers recognized across 33 practice areas

Best Lawyers 2021
Osler named 'Law Firm of the Year' for Securities Law; 154 lawyers recognized

World Tax 2021
Osler ranked as a ‘Tier 1’ firm with 18 lawyers recognized

Global Restructuring Review 30 2021
Osler's Insolvency and Restructuring practice recognized as one of the top practices worldwide for the 4th consecutive year

Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards 2021
Osler named ‘Firm of the Year’ for Canada

Legal 500 2021
67 Osler lawyers recognized across 23 practice areas including 8 'Tier 1' rankings

Acritas Stars 2021
66 Osler lawyers recognized as Acritas Stars

 

Individual Awards

 

Mandate Awards

Osler receives Impact Case Award from the 2021 Benchmark Canada Awards for Cameco v The Queen

 

Supreme Court of Canada rules in favour of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The deal team was recognized as Commercial Litigation Team of the Year by the Canadian Law Awards 2021 and as a Top 10 Case of the Year for 2019-2020 by Lexpert

 

League Tables

Mergers & Acquisitions

#1 law firm
for Canadian announced deals
by value
FY 2020

#1 law firm
for Canadian announced deals
by value
FY 2020

#2 Canadian law
firm for Canadian announced deals
by value
FY 2020

#2 law firm
for Canadian announced deals
by value
FY 2019

#1 law firm
for Canadian announced deals
by value
FY 2019

#1 Canadian law
firm for Canadian announced deals
by value
FY 2019

Capital Markets

#1 ranked firm as legal counsel to the issuers for combined equity
and debt offerings
by value
Q3 2021

#1 ranked firm as legal counsel to the issuers for combined equity
and debt offerings
by value
FY 2020

#1 ranked firm as legal counsel to both the issuers and underwriters for combined equity
and debt offerings
by value
FY 2019