Paul, Weiss is an acknowledged leader among U.S. law firms representing Canadian public and private companies and their underwriters. With almost 50 years of history in Canada and an office in Toronto, our vibrant Canada practice is the largest among U.S. law firms and reflects our long-standing commitment to our clients in their Canadian–U.S. cross-border matters.
Paul, Weiss set a new firm record on Canadian legal publication Lexpert’s annual list of top-10 deals of the past year. Lexpert’s list noted the firm’s role in the top three Canada-sided deals of 2017, as well as the firm’s involvement in five of the top-10 deals overall.
In the top-ranked deal, Paul, Weiss represented Agrium in its $36 billion merger with Potashcorp to form Nutrien. In the second-ranked deal, it represented Cenovus in its $17.7 billion acquisition of ConocoPhillips assets, among the largest energy acquisitions ever undertaken in Canada. In the third-ranked deal, it represented Manitoba Telecom Services in its $3.1 billion acquisition by BCE. Paul, Weiss was also involved in the sixth- and tenth-ranked deals, respectively: Total Energy Services’ acquisition of Savanna Energy Services and Parkland Fuel’s acquisition of Chevron Canada’s downstream fuel business. Lexpert’s full list is available here.February 5, 2018