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  • Profile
  • 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
  • Bay Adelaide Centre, Box 20
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • Canada
  • M5H 2T6

Firm profile submitted by Fasken

Chairman: Luc Béliveau
Managing Partner: Peter Feldberg
Number of partners: 431
Number of lawyers: 275
Canadian Offices: Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City
International Offices: London, Johannesburg
Languages: English, French. Many lawyers and staff are also fluent in other languages spoken in business circles worldwide, including Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, German, Spanish, Greek, Italian, several of the languages spoken on the African continent and several of the languages spoken on the Indian subcontinent.

Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm with more than 700 lawyers across eight offices: the big firm with big reach. The firm provides strategic advice in virtually all areas of business law to a broad range of clients including close to half of the Fortune 100 companies, corporate clients, government agencies, regulatory authorities, nonprofit bodies and individual clients. Fasken Martineau’s excellence and broad industry expertise consistently garner accolades and top rankings worldwide.

Securities & M&A:

Transactions involve both private and listed corporations and include takeover bids, asset and share acquisitions and divestitures, privatisations, public-private partnerships and other joint venture transactions.

Banking & Finance:
The firm handles capital markets transactions including the raising of both debt and equity capital, project finance, syndicated loans, initial public offerings, structured finance, securitisations and investment funds regulation.

Fasken Martineau’s global mining group has earned an unparalleled reputation in the industry and handles all aspects of the mining industry.

Infrastructure & PPP:
Extensive experience with alternative financing and procurement, project finance and public-private partnerships, including infrastructure and alternative service delivery projects.

Energy & Environmental:
The firm advises in energy law, environmental law and regulatory law, including development and operation of energy projects, and matters related to climate change, environmental assessment and land contamination.

Life Sciences:
Fasken Martineau offers expertise in collaborations and licensing, intellectual property, corporate deals and corporate finance, outsourcing and regulatory and product liability issues.

Technology & Intellectual Property:
The firm advises on transactional and strategic issues related to intellectual property, life sciences, information technology and entertainment and media industries.

The firm handles complex litigation, class actions, insolvency and dispute settlement, including mediation and arbitration, before domestic and international tribunals.

The firm has expertise in tax advice, planning and advocacy relating to all income, commodity and customs tax issues, and cross-border advisory and transactional tax matters.

Information Technology:
The firm advises clients on technology and e-commerce matters including large technology procurement projects, outsourcing, licensing, software implementation, software development, privacy, outsourcing, joint ventures, technology-related financings.

Labour, Employment & Human Rights:
The firm has extensive experience providing practical, innovative business solutions to employers in all aspects of labour and employment law and with advice before arbitration boards, provincial and federal labour boards, tribunals and international courts.

Aboriginal Law:
Fasken Martineau represents clients in relation to issues that arise out of claims of Treaty rights and Aboriginal rights, by First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples.

Private Client:
The firm draws on extensive expertise to develop strategies to grow and diversify businesses, while faithfully preserving family’s legacies and estates.

Telecoms, Media & Broadcasting:
The firm has an international reputation for both the business and regulatory sides of this industry.

Real Estate:
Fasken Martineau acts for major real estate investors and developers, pension funds, financial institutions and lenders, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), real estate investment funds and institutional investors.

Intellectual Property:
The firm advises on all aspects of IP law and practice, including contentious and non-contentious matters.


  • 2900-550 Burrard Street,
  • Vancouver,
  • British Columbia
  • Canada
  • BC V6C 0A3
  • Tel +1 604 631 3131
  • Fax +1 604 631 3232
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Website :
  • 3400 First Canadian Centre,
  • 350-7th Avenue SW,
  • Calgary,
  • Alberta
  • Canada
  • AB T2P 3N9
  • Tel +1 403 261 5350
  • Fax +1 403 261 5351
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 333 Bay Street, Suite 2400 ,
  • Bay Adelaide Centre, Box 20 ,
  • Toronto,
  • Ontario
  • Canada
  • M5H 2T6
  • Tel +1 416 366 8381
  • Fax +1 416 364 7813
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Suite 1300,
  • 55 Metcalfe Street,
  • Ottawa,
  • Ontario
  • Canada
  • ON K1P 6L5
  • Tel +1 613 236 3882
  • Fax +1 613 230 6423
  • Email : [email protected]
  • The Stock Exchange Tower,
  • PO Box 242, Suite 3700,
  • 800 Victoria Square,
  • Montréal,
  • Québec
  • Canada
  • QC H4Z 1E9
  • Tel +1 514 397 7400
  • Fax +1 514 397 7600
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 140 Grande Allée Est,
  • Suite 800,
  • Québec,
  • Canada
  • QC G1R 5M8
  • Tel +1 418 640 2000
  • Fax +1 418 647 2455
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 15th Floor,
  • 125 Old Broad Street,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC2N 1AR
  • Tel (020) 7917 8500
  • Fax (020) 7917 8555
  • DX 82984 Mayfair
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Inanda Greens, Building 2,
  • 54 Wierda Road West,
  • Sandton,
  • Johannesburg,
  • Gauteng
  • South Africa
  • 2196
  • Tel +27 11 586 6000
  • Fax +27 11 586 6104/5
  • Email : [email protected]