Robinson Sheppard Shapiro, a mid-size firm steeped in tradition, is located in Montreal, a city rooted in a rich cultural heritage with a unique civil law system. Founded in 1921, our firm has a long history of providing global and in-depth legal advice and services in transactions and judicial proceedings alike.
With over 80 bilingual attorneys, our firm offers comprehensive multidisciplinary expertise to our diverse local, national, and international clientele. Our principal areas of practice include:
- Business Law (which includes expertise in M&A transactions, tax, finance, real estate, leasing, insolvency, transportation, employment, IP, litigation, and arbitration/mediation)
- Insurance Law
- Family Law
Our attorneys are recognized leaders in their fields. They bring extensive knowledge, skill sets, and high-level strategic thinking to all legal and business matters. They have been consistently recognized by peer-rating publications as being amongst Canada’s best.
Our approach across all practice groups is rooted in a strong belief that valued and valuable legal counsel demands a disciplined practice of uncompromising integrity, high efficiency, practical counsel, and superior expertise.
Our firm offers a blend of 21st-century amenities such as a dedicated conference centre with multifunctional boardrooms and state-of-the-art technology, uniquely balanced with a strong commitment to and sensibility towards maintaining cost-effective services, where personal relationships, a deep appreciation of and interest in our clients’ needs and global business trends, are a cornerstone of our philosophy. Being large enough to generate economies of scale, and small enough to be able to easily adapt to the ever-changing business and economic needs of our clients and to deliver efficient personal services, RSS continues to deliver on its century-old tradition of high-quality service in all respects.