Bennet Jones LLP – Calgary Law Firm
Bennett Jones LLP is an internationally recognized Canadian law firm based in Calgary with branches in Edmonton and Toronto. It has a total of more than 320 lawyers and 450 staff, including a number of former politicians, i.e a deputy prime minister of Canada and a former Canadian ambassador to the United States of America.
The origins of the firm date back to the 1890s, before the Province of Alberta came into existence, to the Calgary law practice of Sir James Lougheed and R.B. Bennett.
The practice was reorganized in 1922 with R.B. Bennett (later Prime Minister of Canada, from 1930 to 1935), Alexander Hannah and P.L. Sanford as partners. Bennett Jones LLP has since grown to become one of the largest law firms in Canada. Bennett Jones LLP has contributed to and supported its surrounding community since its inception. The members of the firm are committed to and actively involved in a wide range of community interests, including many business, cultural, sporting and educational activities.
In addition, members of the firm on a continuing basis participate in the activities of the legal profession, including involvement in the Canadian, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec Bar Associations. Members of the firm also publish articles and speak in their area of expertise to other lawyers, business people and members of the general public.
This law firm’s professional practice encompasses virtually every sector of business, industry and government. Lawyers from various specialty areas work together to offer clients an integrated solution.
The areas in which Bennett Jones LLP focuses include:
Administrative Law, Antitrust Law, Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Banking Law, Bankruptcy Law, Business Law, Commercial Law, Commercial Litigation, Constitutional Law, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Creditors Rights, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Franchise Law, Health Care Law, Immigration and Naturalization, Intellectual Property Law, International Business Law, International Trade Law, Labor and Employment Law, Medical Malpractice, Mergers and Acquisitions, Natural Resources Law, Occupational Safety and Health, Oil and Gas Law, Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition, Pension and Profit Sharing, Public Utilities Law, Real Estate Law, Securities Law, Tax Law, Telecommunications Law, Trademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition, White Collar Crime Workers Compensation