Lenczner Slaght Tops Chambers Global Ranking

Canada's leading litigation practice remains in Band 1 for 12th consecutive year.

TORONTO, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Lenczner Slaght has once again been ranked in the top tier for dispute resolution by Chambers Global, the world-renowned legal directory. Its recently released rankings for 2014 place Lenczner Slaght in Band 1 for litigation—for the 12th consecutive year.

The Chambers rankings are the culmination of extensive research with clients and law firms around the world, noting that Lenczner Slaght "enjoys an outstanding reputation for its extensive trial experience, unrivalled depth of talent and exceptional advocacy skills."

"Holding a Band 1 ranking for more than a decade reflects our consistency in attracting, training and mentoring the best legal talent," says Peter Griffin, Lenczner Slaght's managing partner. "As we grow, we emphasize superior courtroom skills that produce results for our clients. It is gratifying to be recognized for these standards."

In addition to the firm's rankings in Dispute Resolution and Class Actions, nine Lenczner Slaght lawyers also received individual rankings:

Dispute Resolution
• Tom Curry
• Peter Griffin
• Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C.
• Peter Osborne
• Michael E. Royce
• Ronald G. Slaght, Q.C.
• Glenn Smith

Intellectual Property
• Marguerite Ethier
• Andrew Skodyn

Complete details on Lenczner Slaght's 2014 rankings can be found at


About Chambers
Chambers and Partners, headquartered in London, UK, publishes guides to the legal profession in 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. They conduct in-depth research throughout the year on legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service.

About Lenczner Slaght
Recognized as Canada's leading litigation practice, Lenczner Slaght successfully represents clients' interests in complex, high-profile cases across the country. The firm's lawyers are distinguished by their depth of courtroom experience, they appear regularly at all levels of the federal and provincial courts, before professional and regulatory tribunals, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. Lenczner Slaght is known for its wealth of talent: the firm's partners, ranked among the best of their peers nationally, lead a recruitment and mentoring practice that attracts gifted litigators who are committed to upholding the highest professional standards.

From commercial disputes, class actions and cross-border disputes to administrative law and professional regulation, Lenczner Slaght brings expertise and strategic guidance - backed by rigorous research, skilled data management and solid administrative support - to demanding cases in all areas of litigation. Founded in 1992, the Toronto-based firm has a diverse roster of clients that ranges from individuals and small businesses, to large and multinational companies, to professional associations and regulatory bodies. The firm's 49 lawyers are focused exclusively on litigation.

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SOURCE: Lenczner Slaght

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