McMillan LLP in Montréal, Québec, is a full service business law firm, representing a variety of organizations from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors whether they are based in Québec, across Canada, the United States or internationally.
Montréal office’s lawyers are in a unique position to offer a full range of services to meet our clients’ legal needs in both French and English. Their expertise and leadership are recognized in legal directories in Canada and Internationally, while their counsel and strategic thinking is coveted in all aspects of business law including mergers and acquisitions, securities, private equity, taxation, employment and labour, financial services, commercial real estate, class actions, commercial litigation and much more.
We represent well-established local clients, as well as global organizations with activities here and abroad in all key industries namely information technology; telecommunications; private equity and investments; aviation; food, beverage and agribusiness: retail, franchising and distribution: energy; infrastructure; banking, finance and insurance; media, communications and entertainment; aerospace and defense; manufacturing; pharmaceutical; life sciences; transportation and more.
McMillan LLP’s One Office Philosophy
McMillan LLP is one of Canada’s best-known corporate law firms with roots dating back to 1903. Thanks to McMillan’s “One Office Philosophy’’ and offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver and Hong Kong, our clients benefit from the experience of McMillan’s network of close to 300 multilingual corporate lawyers, supported by paralegals, legal assistants, and business professionals focused on helping corporations, government bodies and startups to solve their most complex business challenges. McMillan’s high standards of excellence are entrenched in the firm’s core values of respect, teamwork, commitment, client service and professional excellence, to best serve our clients, local communities and the legal profession.
McMillan Vantage and McMillan LLP: The only law firm with a government and public relations agency in the country
McMillan is the only Canadian law firm to have a full-service government relations and public policy arm. McMillan Vantage Policy Group is a full-service, national public affairs firm that can provide counsel to help your organization be more competitive by advancing your priorities, and reducing your exposure to legislative and regulatory risk.
When helping clients navigate regulatory and policy hurdles in mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and other significant corporate changes, McMillan lawyers in Montréal, across Canada and in Hong Kong, can draw on the experience of its partner agency, McMillan Vantage Policy Group.
McMillan Vantage Policy Group boasts an impressive roster of former politicians who are also McMillan corporate lawyers: Richard Mahoney, former senior advisor to Prime Minister Paul Martin and former president of the Ontario Liberals; Timothy John Murphy, former chief of staff for Paul Martin; Dwight Duncan, former provincial Minister of Energy, Revenue and Government Services, as well as Opposition House Leader; John Reynolds, co-chair of Stephen Harper’s 2006 campaign; Robin Junger who served as British Columbia’s deputy minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources; and Mark Resnick, former senior policy advisor to former Prime Minister John Turner and Paul Martin.
Downtown Montréal Law Firm – International Resources and Access
McMillan is a truly global law firm with over 4oo legal professionals who speak 23 different languages and the only Canadian law firm with a head office in Hong Kong. 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 respective industries.
All of our lawyers also maintain a trusted international network of reputed corporate lawyers and business professionals. Our internal talent and their global network of talented corporate lawyers and business professionals equip us to handle any business challenge involving the law for any private, public or not for profit enterprise, in any industry, anywhere in the world.
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