Firm Facts
WeirFoulds LLP is one of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious law firms.

The firm is focused on four broad areas of practice: Litigation, Corporate, Property and Government Law. An impressively large percentage of the partners of WeirFoulds are leading practitioners in the firm’s chosen practice areas.

Firm Rankings
  • Recognized by our peers and colleagues as one of the top regional firms in Canadian Lawyer’s Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms survey
  • Consistently ranked in Novae Res Urbis’ Top 10 Development Law Firms in GTA
  • Chambers Canada Guide – Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario); Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market (Ontario); Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario)
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory – Listed as a leading firm in Computer & IT Law; Construction Law; Litigation – Corporate Commercial; Professional Liability; Property Development; Property Leasing; and Technology Transactions
  • Lexpert Special Editions – Litigation, Infrastructure, Global Mining, Energy, Technology
  • Best Lawyers in Canada
  • Benchmark Canada, the Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys – Recommended
  • The Globe and Mail – Canada’s Best Law Firms – Administration & Public Law, Construction, Environment (incl. Climate Change)
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  • 2023 Regional Law Firm of the Year – Ontario – Canadian Law Awards
  • 2022 Regional Law Firm of the Year – Ontario – Canadian Law Awards
  • 2020 Regional Law Firm of the Year – Ontario – Canadian Law Awards
  • 2023 Best Lawyers in Canada – Toronto “Lawyer of the Year” in Expropriation Law – Chris Tzekas
  • 2023 Best Lawyers in Canada – Toronto “Lawyer of the Year” in Trusts and Estates Law – Lucinda Main
  • 2020 Joel Kuchar Award for Professionalism and Civility from the – Ontario Bar Association – Greg Richards
  • 2019 Award of Excellence in Construction & Infrastructure Law – Ontario Bar Association – Sandra Astolfo
  • 2019 Law Society Medal – Frank Walwyn
  • 2019 Advocates’ Society Medal – Bryan Finlay KC
  • 2017 Canadian Construction Association Award of Recognition – Glenn Ackerley
  • 2016 Laura Legge Award – Law Society of Upper Canada – Lisa Borsook
  • 2016 TCIC Chancellor’s Award of Excellence – Toronto Construction Association – Michael Swartz
  • 2016 Award for Distinguished Service – Ontario Bar Association – Frank Walwyn
  • 2016 Best Lawyers in Canada – Toronto “Lawyer of the Year” in Construction Law – Glenn Ackerley
  • Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 – Caroline Abela, James Kosa, Megan Mah
  • PCMA Industry Advocacy Leadership Award of Recognition – David Brown, Susan Han
  • Award of Excellence in Real Estate – Ontario Bar Association – Lisa Borsook, Brad McLellan
  • Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN) Canada’s Most Powerful Women – Lisa Borsook
  • Lexpert Zenith Awards – Clare Burns, Frank Walwyn
Quick Facts on Current and Former Members of the Firm
  • Four Treasurers (heads) of the Law Society of Ontario
  • Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Honorary members of the Commercial Bar Association of England and Wales
  • Members of FICCI Arbitration and Conciliation Tribunal (FACT) – India’s leading arbitration institute
  • Past member of the Ontario Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee and the GTA Judicial Advisory Committee for Federal Judicial Appointments
  • Past President of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers (CABL)
  • First recipient of the McMurtry Award from Pro Bono Law Ontario
  • First Chair of the Board of Directors of Ontario’s new Human Rights Legal Support Centre
  • First recipient of the Arleen Goss Award for Young Advocates from The Advocates’ Society
  • 14 former partners made federally appointed judges
  • 8 former partners appointed to Courts of Appeal in Canada, including former Ontario Chief Justice George Alexander Gale, Supreme Court of Canada Justice Roy Kellock and Ontario Court of Appeal Justice John Arnup
  • Current and former firm members honoured as Members and Officers of the Order of Canada and recipients of honorary degrees from major Canadian universities