Chambers Canada has announced its 2021 Canadian lawyer ranking, recognizing 18 MLT Aikins lawyers in four practice areas across Western Canada.

MLT Aikins was ranked Nationwide – Canada in the Agribusiness: Agriculture & Food Products, Healthcare: Contentious, and Transportation: Rail & Road categories.

The firm’s Manitoba and Saskatchewan offices ranked in the Corporate/Commercial, Employment & Labour, and Litigation: General Commercial categories for 2021.

This year, Saskatoon lawyer Douglas Hodson was recognized nationwide as a “Notable Practitioner” in the area of Transportation: Rail & Road.

The following MLT Aikins lawyers have been listed by Chambers Canada in their respective fields for 2021.



Brian Lerner

David Filmon, Q.C.

James Ferguson, Q.C.

Nigel Thompson

Richmond Bayes


Aaron Runge

Alain Gaucher, Q.C.

Jeff Lee, Q.C.

Employment & Labour


Jean Torrens


Milt Christiansen


Kevin Wilson, Q.C.

Litigation: General Commercial


Gregory Fleetwood

Thor Hansell


Deron Kuski, Q.C.

Douglas Hodson, Q.C.

Jason Mohrbutter

Maurice Laprairie, Q.C.

Shaunt Parthev, Q.C.

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