Bennett Jones has 75 ranked lawyers in 32 practice areas, nationwide and provincially, in the newly released Chambers Canada 2017 guide. The firm has 17 ranked lawyers in the highest category of Band 1 or Eminent Practitioner category and seven Bennett Jones lawyers have been added to the guide this year. Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories. The guide recommends lawyers and law firms in over 40 specialist practice areas across the country.
Bennett Jones is ranked in the highest category of Band 1:
- Corporate Commercial: The Elite - Alberta
- Dispute Resolution – Alberta
- Energy: Oil and Gas – Nationwide
- Environment – Nationwide
- International Trade/WTO – Nationwide
- Real Estate – Alberta
- Transportation: Aviation – Nationwide
Comments on Bennett Jones' lawyers and practice areas from clients and lawyers that appear in the 2017 guide include:
Corporate Commercial: The Elite - Alberta
The team is known as a highly esteemed Calgary and Edmonton-based firm which is at the forefront of the Alberta legal market.
Dispute Resolution – Alberta
The team is known as a highly regarded Alberta-based firm, sought after by clients from a wide range of industries for litigation assistance.
"We have had good experiences working with them and their partners - they understand our business well."
Energy: Oil and Gas – Nationwide
The team is known as an acclaimed energy law firm, highly sought after for its solid regulatory advice and boasting ample experience of major oil and gas transactions. Represents a wide range of market participants in M&A, joint venture and project development matters relating to both oil and LNG. Offers notable experience advising foreign investors on their Canadian energy interests.
Environment – Nationwide
The team is known as an established firm with a stellar reputation for environmental law and a strong bench of experts in the field.
"Their work is really exceptional."
"They are one of the firms which is really strong on the environmental side."
International Trade/WTO – Nationwide
The team is known as having prominent lawyers with impressive bench strength that is identified for its involvement in major trade mandates. Advises on a wide range of matters including trade remedies, customs, trade agreements and sanctions. The Canadian team benefits from the firm's international scope, with offices located in Doha, Washington, DC, Bermuda and Beijing.
"They are excellent; very professional and very timely. Absolutely top-notch."
"They are extremely responsive, thorough and detailed."
Real Estate – Alberta
The team is known as a Calgary-based powerhouse that is widely respected for its ability to handle the full range of real estate issues in the province. Represents an impressive array of regional and national clients in significant acquisitions, dispositions and leasing transactions.
"They are a top-notch group - they do a superb job in every aspect. They keep themselves current and have a very strong bench of attorneys."
"They bring a huge amount of experience to the table and have a good depth of partners."
Transportation: Aviation – Nationwide
The team is known as an acclaimed group of financing experts that evokes praise for its deep technical understanding of the aviation industry. Advises major Canadian airlines and service providers on aircraft financing, leasing and acquisition transactions. The team also handles maintenance agreements and debt restructuring matters.
"They're very good - extremely knowledgeable in the industry."
To read the full Chambers Canada 2017 guide visit http://www.chambersandpartners.com/guide/canada/20
About Bennett Jones
Bennett Jones is one of Canada's premier business law firms and home to over 380 lawyers and business advisors in nine offices. With exceptional experience in complex cross-border and international transactions, the firm is well equipped to advise foreign businesses and investors with Canadian ventures, and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world.
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