H1 2019 – Owen Bird and Torys leading law firms in exempt financing

CPE Media is pleased to release the Leaderboard on leading law firms in exempt financing. For the first six months of 2019, 119 law firms reportedly acted as legal counsels for exempt financings.

Owen Bird Law Corporation led with 142 deals for $490.3 million in total deal values in H1 2019.

Torsy LLP led with $5.1 billion in total deal values in 2 deals in H1 2019.

Complete list of law firms acting in exempt financings in H1 2019 (sorted alphabetically)

Abrahams LLP
Acuity Corporate Securities Lawyers
Affinity Law Group
Aird & Berlis LLP
Armstrong Simpson
AUM Law Professional Corporation
BCF LLP
Beadle Raven LLP
Bennett Jones LLP
Bergerman Smith LLP
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Boughton Law Corporation
Boyle & Co. LLP
Bryan & Company LLP
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Burstall LLP
Calderon Professional Corporation
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
CC Corporate Counsel Professional Corporation
Chitiz Pathak LLP
Clark Wilson LLP
Clot Avocats Inc.
Collin May Law
Corrine M. Fiesel Professional Corporation
Cox & Palmer
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
DD West LLP
Dentons Canada LLP
Dickinson Wright LLP
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
DuMoulin Black LLP
Dunton Rainville LLP
ECS Law Corporation
Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP
EnerNext Counsel
English Bay Law Corporation
Fang & Associates, Barristers & Solicitors
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Fidelis Law Droit
Fillmore Riley LLP
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
Forooghian & Company Law Corporation
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Garfinkle Biderman LLP
Getz Prince Wells LLP
Goodmans LLP
Gordon J. Fretwell Law Corporation
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Harper Grey LLP
Harris + Harris LLP
Heighington Law
Helm Legal
Hogan Lovells International LLP
Individual Finder Fee Catch-all
Ink LLP
Irwin Lowy LLP
Jawl Bundon LLP
K MacInnes Law Group
Kirsh Securities Law P.C.
Koffman Kalef LLP
LaBarge Weinstein LLP
Laflamme Legal Professional Corporation
Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P.
Lotz & Company
Macdonald Tuskey
MAP Legal Corporation
Masuch Law LLP
Maxis Law Corporation
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
McInnes Cooper
McLeod Law LLP
McMillan LLP
Milbank LLP
Miller Thomson LLP
Minden Gross LLP
Mission Law Group
MLT Aikins LLP
Morton Law LLP
Murphy & Company LLP
Nerland Lindsey LLP
Northwest Law Group
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Nox Law Corporation
O’Neill Law LLP
Ormston List Frawley LLP
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Owen Bird Law Corporation
Owens Wright LLP
Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP
Peterson & Purvis LLP
Peterson McVicar LLP
Pierce Law
Pushor Mitchell LLP
Reed Pope Law Corporation
Salley Bowes Harwardt Law Corp.
Sangra Moller LLP
Segev LLP
Seguin Racine, Avocats Ltée
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Stein Monast LLP
Stephen K. Winters Law Corporation
Steve Veitch Law Corporation
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Stikeman Keeley Spiegel LLP
Tassé Bertrand Avocats inc.
Taylor McCaffrey LLP
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
TingleMerrett LLP
Torys LLP
Tupper Jonsson & Yeadon, Barristers and Solicitors
Vantage Law Corporation
W.L. Macdonald Law Corporation
WeirFoulds LLP
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
Wilson Marshall Law Corporation

Methodology/disclaimer
Listing/ranking subject to change as new information becomes available

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Ted Liu

Ted Liu, M.Sc. (Mining, Queen's), MBA (Finance, Toronto), is the Editor of Private Capital Journal, CanadaMetals.ca, TechWire.ca, and the former Editor of Canadian Private Equity. Ted has been passionately tracking Canadian private capital industry since 1992, having most recently served as Research Director for The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA).

Ted is the architect of CVCA infobase, and is the architect of CPE Media's Financings.ca, Canada's most sophisticated and advanced all private capital and public market financing database.