Goodmans is internationally recognized as one of Canada’s leading and most innovative business law firms. Based in Toronto, the firm has market-leading expertise in M&A, corporate and transaction finance, private equity, real estate, tax, restructuring, litigation and other business-related specialties.
The firm represents a broad range of Canadian and foreign clients, from entrepreneurial businesses to multinational corporations, financial institutions, pension funds and governments and has a reputation for handling challenging problems, often international in scope, that demand creative solutions.
At Goodmans, our lawyers excel in their fields to help our clients excel in theirs – ensuring exceptional levels of service and business success. We deliver intelligent results, responsiveness, energy, talent and determination to get the deal done.
Our firm is consistently recognized by leading industry guides. Below are a few recent accolades:
"Goodmans has an amazing team that is very responsive, knowledgeable, reliable and pleasant."
− Chambers Canada, 2022
"Best in class talent, responsive and practical."
− IFLR1000, 2021
"Strong and in depth knowledge of the industry. Excellent working relationship based on mutual respect and trust."
− The Legal 500 Canada, 2021
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
The Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre has issued an advisory concerning financial transactions related to countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force as high-risk jurisdictions and jurisdictions under increased monitoring.
A statement has been issued to all regulated entities that carry out crypto-related services or engage in crypto-asset activities (the "Statement") reinforcing expectations that federally regulated entities comply with all regulatory requirements and with any guidance when engaging in crypto-related services or crypto-asset activities.
The COVID-19 pandemic presented businesses with unprecedented challenges. It was inevitable that litigation would follow, and the courts would be required to interpret familiar contract terms in light of these decidedly unfamiliar circumstances.