What we are great at:
Resourceful, Hybrid, Timeless. McMillan has the capability to assist clients anywhere in the world. We can obtain quick access to lawyers with the right expertise and depth of jurisdictional knowledge to meet any client need. By way of example, we have teams concentrating on the energy, oil and gas, mining, intellectual property, media and entertainment, automotive, health care and transportation sectors.
Headed by a Senior Leadership team, McMillan anticipates its clients’ needs, advance their business priorities and, wherever possible, exceed their expectations. Our industry-focused teams follow industry developments and participate in industry associations and events, enabling us to deliver sound practical legal advice informed by knowledge of our clients and their industries. In a service business where knowledge and experience are crucial, we have been proactive in implementing systems and technology that capture and foster the sharing of knowledge and meet any client need.
Recognized leadership – McMillan lawyers are recognized as leaders in Canadian and international professional directories including Lexpert®, Martindale-Hubbell, Chambers Global, Global Counsel 3000, International Financial Law Review 1000, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Global Competition Review and The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
National and international networks – McMillan has the capability to assist clients anywhere in the world. We have a long history of acting for foreign companies looking to set up in the Canadian market. In addition, McMillan has relationships with law firms across Canada and internationally.
Practical cost-effective legal solutions – We listen carefully to our clients to understand their particular needs and circumstances. We then develop legal teams best suited to meet those needs and circumstances. We do not over-lawyer.
We are proud of our firm and its history of service to clients, community and the legal profession. We are committed to our well-defined firm values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence that steer the firm to sustained quality and excellence while fostering a positive work environment.
Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver and Hong Kong
Major Financial Institutions (Canadian and foreign financial institutions, investment banks, governments, corporations, pension funds and hedge funds)
Technology and Software Companies
Marketing and Design Agencies
Peter Giddens, Co-Chair Intellectual Property
Karl E. Gustafson, QC, Co-Chair, B.C., Energy/Power, Government Relations, Co-Chair, Technology
Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Suite 4400