Awards and 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 and recognition overview of each of our practice areas, please visit our Expertise page.

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Firm Recognition

Chambers Canada 202​4

Osler receives top rankings in 2024 edition of Chambers Canada

Chambers Canada 202​4

Osler recognized as a leading firm in Chambers Global 2023 Guide

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2023

143 Osler lawyers and 31 practice areas recognized in the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Best Lawyers 2024

178 Osler lawyers recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2024

IFLR 1000 2022

47 Osler lawyers recognized in the 32nd edition of IFLR1000

WORLD TAX 2024

Osler recognized as a Tier 1 firm in ITR’s World Tax Guide 2024

WORLD TAX 2023

National Tax Group recognized with four International Tax Review awards

GRR 100 2023

GRR 100 recognition for Osler once again

WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2023

Osler’s IP Group recognized by World Trademark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2023

LEGAL 500 2024

The Legal 500 recognizes Osler as a leading firm in 2024 rankings

Thomson Reuters

49 Osler lawyers named ‘Stand-out Lawyers’ by Thomson Reuters

League Tables

Mergers & Acquisitions

#1 Canadian law firm in the M&A league tables for Canada by value FY 2023
#2 law firm overall in the M&A league tables for completed deals for Canada by value and the only Canadian law firm ranked in the Global M&A league tables for completed deals by value FY 2023


#2 law firm overall in the M&A league tables for Canada by deal count FY 2023

Capital Markets

Osler ranked #1 firm as legal counsel to both the issuers and underwriters for combined equity and debt offerings by value FY 2023
#1 ranked firm as legal counsel to the issuers for combined equity and debt offerings by value FY 2022