81 MLT Aikins Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers 2019


Best Lawyers in Canada has published its 2019 ranking, recognizing 81 MLT Aikins lawyers across Western Canada in more than 30 practice areas.

For three decades, the peer review publication has upheld a reputation for conducting quality reviews and unbiased selection processes to create a list of top-rated lawyers. It is considered the “oldest and most respected in the legal profession,” and “strive[s] to ensure that a listing in [the] publication signals not only legal expertise, but also ethics and professionalism of the highest caliber.”

Ten MLT Aikins lawyers were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective fields:

Winnipeg

Regina

Saskatoon

Of the noted lawyers, 74 have been named consecutively over periods of five and 10 years. Six lawyers have been recognized for the first time by the publication.

Winnipeg

Regina

Saskatoon

Calgary

Edmonton

Vancouver

  • Paul Goldman – Corporate Governance Practice; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions, Mining Law; natural Resources Law; Securities Law
  • Jonathan O’Connor – Corporate Governance Practice; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Natural Resources Law
  • Steven Robertson – Mergers and Acquisitions; Mining Law; Securities Law
  • Bill Skelly – Asset-Based Lending Practice
  • Bruce Wright – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions; Mining Law; Natural Resources Law; Securities Law

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. Recognition in Best Lawyers is “regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.” The publication has “earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.”