Parliament Hill in Ottawa - Ontario, Canada
Parliament Hill in Ottawa - Ontario, Canada

The spectacular view from McMillan’s Ottawa office overlooking the Parliament of Canada exemplifies the expertise of McMillan’ Ottawa business lawyers who play a critical role providing their services to McMillan’s clients internationally. Their expertise in the areas of international trade, anti-dumping and anti-subsidies remedies, custom regulations, competition and anti-trust, regulatory work, white-collar (defence and government investigations) crimes and fraud, public policy and government relations and procurement is sought after by the firm’s most demanding clients.

Located in heart of the City’s financial district and serving clients from Ottawa and Gatineau,  many of McMillan’s Ottawa corporate lawyers are practicing in both official languages. In addition to their expertise in international trade and governmental matters, our Ottawa business lawyers have developed a high level of expertise pertaining to commercial law such as provincial and federal employment and labour relations; financial institution regulation and insurance , payments and money services; business litigation and product liability; construction law and litigation to name a few.

Our corporate Ottawa lawyers represent and advise local, national and international clients from various sectors: automotive manufacturers and distributors; food beverage and agribusiness; healthcare; banking, finance and insurance; energy; commercial real estate; manufacturing, distribution and retail; transportation and public infrastructure; technology and telecommunications; land use and planning as well as entertainment, media , communications and cultural industries.

McMillan’s LLP 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 and Vancouver, all our clients benefit from the experience of McMillan’s network of 300 multi-lingual 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 community and the legal profession.

McMillan Vantage & McMillan LLP:  The only law firm with a government and public relations agency partnership 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 Ottawa and across Canada, 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; 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.

Our talented lawyers offer deep domain legal expertise and experience across industries along with a stellar reputation for performance to support our clients. Are you a business leader, policymaker or innovator with a legal issue that is impacting performance and profitability?

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