Chambers Global 2020 Ranks McMillan as a Leading Firm in Six Practice Areas and Features 17 McMillan Lawyers  

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February 2020

The 2020 edition of Chambers Global recognizes 17 of McMillan’s lawyers as leading or recognized in their areas of practice. Congratulations to:

  1. Dr. A. Neil Campbell – Competition / Antitrust
  2. Peter Giddens – Intellectual Property 
  3. Robin M. Junger Aboriginal Law and Environmental Law
  4. David W. Kent Competition / Antitrust: Litigators
  5. Geoffrey C. Kubrick International Trade / WTO
  6. Max Mendelsohn Restructuring / Insolvency
  7. Timothy John Murphy Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
  8. James B. Musgrove Competition / Antitrust
  9. Jonathan O’Hara International Trade /WTO
  10. Mark Opashinov Competition / Antitrust
  11. Guy Pinsonnault Competition / Antitrust: Litigators
  12. Jeffrey Rogers Banking & Finance
  13. Waël Rostom Restructuring / Insolvency
  14. Candy L. Saga Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
  15. Peter A. Willis Project Finance 
  16. Robert Wisner Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
  17. Bernhard J. Zinkhofer Mining (International & Cross-Border)

This year’s edition also ranks McMillan as a leading law firm in the following practice areas:

  • Banking & Finance 
  • Competition / Antitrust 
  • International Trade / WTO
  • Projects: PPP & Infrastructure 
  • Restructuring / Insolvency 
  • Tax

Banking & Finance - McMillan is counsel to all six major Canadian banks, all the G14 banks, government institutions, and corporate clients on significant, complex domestic and cross-border financing and regulatory matters.

Competition / Antitrust - McMillan offers a unique national platform for its competition law practice. The firm is recognized for expertise in national and international merger, cartel and other competition matters and has played a leading role in the development of competition law and policy in Canada.

International Trade / WTO - McMillan advises clients on the impact of the USMCA, the North America Free Trade Agreement and the World Trade Organization Agreements on their businesses. The firm also assists clients with customs valuations and tariff classifications, GST, HST, retail sales taxes, anti-dumping and countervailing duties, import and export permits, licenses and quotas.

Projects: PPP & Infrastructure - McMillan was lead counsel on the majority of P3 projects across Canada in recent years, including more than 15 transportation-related P3 projects and over 30 in healthcare. McMillan has also been lead counsel on more than 60 of the 80 largest projects posted by Infrastructure Ontario.

Restructuring / Insolvency - McMillan represents Canadian and foreign financial institutions, investment banks, governments, corporations, pension funds and hedge funds on several debt and debt-like products and services.

Tax - McMillan provides comprehensive and pragmatic advice on corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, securities, structured financing and derivative products, leasing, and cross-border transactions.

Clients and law firms around the world have trusted Chambers' research for nearly 30 years. Identifying top lawyers and law firms in over 190 countries, the guide’s rankings are based on the in-depth work of a dedicated team of researchers.