DS Lawyers Recognized in the 2023 Chambers Canada Legal Guide

DS Lawyers Canada LLP marks a significant milestone with its recognition in the prestigious Chambers Canada Legal Guide.

Chambers Canada distinguishes the best legal talent across a range of provincial, national and international law firms. Each ranking is based on the Chambers ranking system which is unrivalled in the accuracy, depth and quality of its research.

DS Lawyers congratulates Dale Burstall on winning the title in Corporate/M&A Alberta. This accolade was awarded to Dale due to his notable achievements and excellence in client service which spans over 30 years of practice.

Dale practices in the area of commercial law with an emphasis on securities law. Dale’s practice includes all aspects of securities law. He is equipped to advise on all matters of concern from the perspective of an issuer or an underwriter, including initial public offerings, secondary financing, mergers and acquisitions, all dealings with regulators including stock exchanges and securities commissions, and corporate governance. He also practices in business and corporate commercial law, and advises on all forms of corporate governance, shareholder agreements, and management of shareholder disputes.

“Dale is an exceptional lawyer who is well-known and demonstrates a high level of professionalism in every transaction. He is an undeniable role model for the profession, and we are delighted by this recognition of his depth of expertise in the industry”, stated Robert Verbuck, Managing Partner at DS Lawyers Calgary.

“We are delighted that Dale’s hard work and leading expertise have been recognized by his peers”, said Richard Laramée, Chairman of the Board of DS Lawyers Canada LLP. “This is a well-deserved honour that underscores the high caliber of our team and one that reflects on the entire firm. “

About Chambers Canada

Chambers and Partners have published guides to the legal profession since 1990. With a team of over 200 full-time researchers based in London, they identify and rank the world’s best lawyers and law firms based on in-depth, objective research by conducting interviews with thousands of clients and legal professionals.  

About DS Lawyers

DS Lawyers is an international law firm that was founded fifty years ago in Europe. The firm’s lawyers offer a full range of legal solutions to its local, Canadian, and global clients. The firm offers a tailored approach to each situation and integrated services in the areas of business, tax, litigation, commercial real estate, and employment law from our 24 locations including Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.

Because our clients are at the heart of our initiatives, we are committed to offering concrete solutions adapted to the most complex problems and realities of our clients. Thanks to our collaborative structure, DS Avocats also contributes to assisting companies that wish to cross borders or that need legal support for their international business ventures.

DS Lawyers Recognized in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

The 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada recognized Étienne Dubreuil, Jean-Yves Simard and Dale Burstall of DS Lawyers Canada for their expertise in 3 practice areas. In addition, Georges Samoisette Fournier has been recognized for his work in Labour and Employment Law and listed in to the prestigious directory of The Ones to Watch in Canada.

Étienne Dubreuil, of our Montreal office, has been recognized for his expertise in the field of transportation law. He has been ranked in this directory since 2014.

Jean-Yves Simard, of our Montreal office, has been recognized for his expertise in the fields of corporate and commercial litigation and insolvency and financial restructuring. He has been ranked in this directory since 2012.

Dale Burstal, of our Calgary office, has been recognized for his expertise in the field of corporate law for the first time this year.

“The firm is thrilled by the distinctions obtained this year. These nominations highlight the depth of our team’s strength and expertise. I would like to congratulate the ranked lawyers for this great achievement”, said Richard Laramée, Chairman of the Board of DS Lawyers Canada LLP.

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is one of the most respected lawyer ranking services in the world. For almost 40 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or specialized areas. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe.

About DS Lawyers

DS Lawyers is a full-service law firm offering a broad range of legal advice and solutions to our local, Canadian and international clientele. We offer a personalized approach and integrated services in the areas of business, tax, litigation, commercial real estate, and employment law across our 24 locations which include Québec City, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.

DS Lawyers recognizes the interests of its clients are at the center of its initiatives and provides concrete solutions which are adapted to the most complex concerns and realities of its clients. Through its collaborative structure, DS Lawyers also supports businesses seeking to cross borders or requiring legal support for their international offices.