We are pleased to announce Goodmans LLP has once again received top tier recognition from The Legal 500 Canada in their 2024 Guide released today.
Recognition from The Legal 500 is based on independent research and direct client feedback, and demonstrates our lawyers' strengths in delivering the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.
Goodmans has been recognized in 16 areas and has received 78 lawyer rankings across industries and practices, including for our strengths in:
- Banking & Finance
- Banking and Finance: Transactional Matters
- Capital Markets
- Competition & Antitrust
- Corporate M&A
- Dispute Resolution: Ontario
- Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
- Intellectual Property
- Media & Entertainment
- Real Estate
- Restructuring & Insolvency
Congratulations to our teams who have been ranked among the best in Canada!
For more information, view Goodmans rankings in The Legal 500 Canada 2024 Guide here.
About The Legal 500
The Legal 500 analyzes the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.
The Legal 500 research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.
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