Stikeman Elliott is a global leader in Canadian business law and the first call for businesses working in and with Canada. The firm's offices are located in Montréal, Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, London and Sydney. Stikeman Elliott provides clients with the highest quality counsel, strategic advice, and workable solutions. The firm has an exceptional track record in major US and international locations on multijurisdictional matters and ranks as a top firm in its primary practice areas including mergers and acquisitions, securities, business litigation, banking and finance, competition and foreign investment, tax, restructuring, energy, real estate, project development, employment and labour, and pensions.


Career development, high-profile success


Students tell us they feel it the minute they meet us — the sense of energy and dynamism that comes from being part of a team of smart, motivated people who are excited by challenges.

Our Student Experience

We provide students with opportunities to:


  • Gain immediate, hands-on experience and direct interaction with clients.

  • Explore practice areas that interest you — work is not funneled.

  • Be matched with a mentor and get consistent feedback.

  • Benefit from our comprehensive orientation, training and CLE program.


  • Enjoy top-notch technology and knowledge management support.


  • Take advantage of our secondment initiative to work in other Stikeman Elliott offices

Named as a leading law firm in Energy: Oil & Gas

Chambers Global and Canada - 2019

Corporate Law Firm of the Year

Best Lawyers in Canada - 2019

Recognized as a leading law firm in Alberta in Corporate/Commercial and Real Estate (Bands 1)

Chambers Canada - 2019


Lawyers recognized as cross-border leaders in their field

Lexpert leading US/Canada cross-border lawyers in Canada - 2019


Calgary Office is Most Frequently Recommends for Energy: Oil & Gas

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - 2019