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Seven Nelligan O’Brien Payne partners have been listed in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada!

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, and a listing is regarded as a significant honour.

Here is the list of Nelligan O’Brien Payne lawyers featured in the 11th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, and their respective fields:

 Dougald Brown

Aboriginal Law, Labour and Employment Law



 Peter Cronyn

Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation



 Sean McGee

Labour and Employment Law



 John Nelligan

Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Labour and Employment Law, Legal Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, and Product Liability Law


 Allan O’Brien

Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Labour and Employment Law, and Legal Malpractice Law


 Janice Payne

Labour and Employment Law



 Steve Waller

Labour and Employment Law



Also just announced were the “Lawyer of the Year” awards, in recognition of individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback. Only one lawyer is selected for each specialty and location. This time three of the firm’s lawyers were chosen!

Peter Cronyn was named the Ottawa Personal Injury Litigation “Lawyer of the Year”.

Janice Payne was named the Ottawa Labour and Employment Law “Lawyer of the Year”.

Allan O’Brien was named the Legal Malpractice Law “Lawyer of the Year”

Nelligan O’Brien Payne has also received a Top Listed Award. This designation is awarded to firms with the most listed lawyers in a particular region and practice area.

Corporate and Commercial Litigation in Ottawa: 3 lawyers

Labour and Employment Law in Ottawa: 6 lawyers

Legal Malpractice Law in Ottawa: 2 lawyers

Congratulations goes to these outstanding lawyers, and a big pat on the back to the firm as a whole.

Well done, everyone!

This content is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion as neither can be given without reference to specific events and situations. © 2021 Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP.

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