Goodmans is internationally recognized as one of Canada's leading business law firms. Based in Toronto, the firm has market-leading expertise in M&A, capital markets, private equity, real estate, tax, restructuring, dispute resolution and other business-related specialties.
Our clients are business leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors who need counsel from a law firm that is as enterprising, forward-thinking and direct as they are. We work hard to develop the most appropriate solution for any situation, including problems that are international in scope, and provide clear, concise, and straightforward advice to solve some of our clients most complex and demanding legal issues.
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.
We are honoured to be consistently recognized by leading industry publications and directories, and to be commended by our clients around the world. Here’s a sample of what they’ve recently said about us:
"Goodmans is excellent at sifting through complex matters and providing concrete, straightforward legal advice."
"Goodmans provides strong advice that is creative yet practical. They have tremendous experience and are commercially savvy."
− Chambers Canada, 2023
"Tremendous quality and depth of talent top to bottom. They not only know the law but provide common sense and practical advice in challenging situations."
"They are extremely commercial, smart and always demonstrate excellent judgment. They are also very easy to work with, and extremely responsive."
− IFLR1000, 2022
"The team is incredibly responsive, and always focuses on how issues affect us. They are the definition of value for money without any compromise on quality. We always deal directly with the partners we want."
“They have high-quality lawyers at all levels of practice, including some of the best in the industry."
–The Legal 500 Canada, 2023
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
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