Aird & Berlis LLP

Primary Interlaw Contact:

Nick Torchetti


Aird & Berlis LLP is a leading Canadian law firm based in Toronto, serving clients across Canada and globally. The firm’s team of more than 150 lawyers is divided into groups dedicated to serving clients in all principal areas of business law, including: corporate/commercial, corporate finance, banking, insolvency and restructuring, energy, environmental, infrastructure/P3, technology and intellectual property, litigation, labour and employment, municipal and land use planning, real estate and tax.

Main practice areas:

Administrative Law
Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Reorganization
Business, Commercial & Corporate Law
Competition Law
Corporate Governance
Cross-Border Transactions
Distribution Law
Employment & Labor
Environmental Law
Financing Transactions
Land Use and Real Property
Mergers & Acquisitions
Trusts and Estates

Whether a client is a multinational corporation or a sole proprietor, Aird & Berlis LLP is dedicated to providing highly-skilled counselling that is tailored to each client. The firm’s comprehensive understanding of the political and economic environments in which its clients operate, enables the Aird & Berlis team to provide practical, strategic and cost-effective solutions to its clients’ legal and business challenges. The firm’s practice involves a dynamic interaction between people, not an interface between institutions.

International Reach
Aird & Berlis LLP recognizes the global realities of doing business. The firm is committed to being the Canadian gateway for its clients. It acts for international companies that do business in Canada, as well as Canadians doing business abroad. Aird & Berlis LLP has developed strong relationships with prominent law firms, major institutions and government authorities, both nationally and internationally.

Aird & Berlis LLP as a whole, various firm practice groups and many of the firm’s lawyers are repeatedly recognized by numerous legal and trade publications, including The Legal 500 Canada; Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business; Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business; Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; Who’s Who Legal: Canada; Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers; The Best Lawyers in Canada; The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory; and The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

Aird & Berlis LLP dates back to 1919 when its predecessor first opened its doors for business.

Office Location

Brookfield Place
181 Bay Street
Suite 1800, Box 754
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T9

Tel: + (416) 863-1500

Interlaw Contacts

Nick Torchetti
Tel: + (416) 865-7752

Steven A. Zakem
Tel: + (416) 865-3440


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