McMillan, FMC, Osler Win Big at ILO Client Choice Awards

The International Law Office has announced the winners of this year’s ILO Client Choice Awards, which recognize excellence and client care by partners and law firms around the world.

More than 2,000 nominations were made on behalf of firms and partners by corporate counsel, and Canadians were well represented in the international mix.

The big Canadian winner was McMillan LLP, which won the ILO Client Choice Award for Canada (one of 56 jurisdictions). Fraser Milner Casgrain was also well represented, with individual winners in the litigation and capital markets categories. And Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt also scored twice, with wins in the environment and insolvency/restructuring categories.

Of 303 individual winners, nine were Canadian (listed below).

CAPITAL MARKETS
Sander Grieve, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
Eric Carmona, Stikeman Elliott LLP

EMPLOYMENT & LABOUR
Charles Hurdon, Norton Rose Canada LLP

ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES
Roger Taplin, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

ENVIRONMENT
Shawn Denstedt, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

INSOLVENCY & RESTRUCTURING
Sandra Abitan, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
–  Marion Bailey-Canham, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

LITIGATION
–  Mark Evans, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP

M&A
–  Sylvain Cossette, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Congratulations to all the winners!

David Dias

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