Heenan Blaikie LLP

Practice/Organization Description

Heenan Blaikie is recognized as one of Canada’s leading law firms. We focus on six practice areas: business law, labour and employment, taxation, litigation, intellectual property and entertainment law. We deliver comprehensive legal advice and innovative business solutions to clients across Canada and abroad from our nine offices in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, and our Paris office.

Today, the firm is over 550 lawyers and professionals strong and still growing. We strive to become partners in our clients’ businesses, ensuring that our legal advice addresses their preoccupations and priorities. We seek to constantly adjust the scope of our services to better serve our clients’ legal needs.

Our clients range in size and sophistication from start-ups to the largest public companies, as well as health care and social services institutions, schools and universities, and numerous government entities. We also represent international clients seeking to protect and expand their interests in Canada.


Bar Admissions

Ontario Bar

Quebec Bar

American Bar Association

Canadian Bar Association

The State Bar of California

British Columbia

Professional Associations & Memberships

Partnership to Advance Youth Employment

Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR)

National Brownfield Association

National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE)

The Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)

Institute for Corporate Responsibility (George Washington University)

Kazakhstan Center for Corporate Governance and Business Ethics

Canadian Association of Women in Construction

The Advocates' Society

Toronto Construction Association (TCA)

Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Elections & Politics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Number of Attorneys

400+ Attorneys

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