We are pleased to present our Law Firm Members!

Our Law Firm partners have established a national and global reputation for their legal expertise and innovation. We are delighted that they believe in the Kirsch Institute’s vision and have endorsed our mission and programming through their partnership.

Law Firm Members

By becoming members of the Kirsch Institute, the following law firms are contributing to the existence of the Kirsch Institute and its ability to provide innovative and high-level CPD programming on important subject matters. In turn, these firms derive significant value and benefit from access to our full CPD online library for all lawyers at the firm and reserved seats at our Expert Seminars, which are intimate and interactive CPD seminars with leading experts in the field.

If you are interested in registering your law firm or organisation as a member, contact our Director, Amanda Ghahremani at aghahremani@kirschinstitute.ca.


Bennett Jones-Pantone-WordmarkBennett Jones LLP is an internationally recognized Canadian law firm. The firm and the affiliated and associated entities that comprise Bennett Jones have more than 380 lawyers and business advisors and 500 staff in nine Canadian and international offices – Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Vancouver, Doha, Washington, DC, Bermuda, and a representative office in Beijing. Bennett Jones reflects the integrity and professional excellence of the firm’s founding partners. Over the years, the firm has produced some of Canada’s most accomplished legal and business leaders, fostering values that established Bennett Jones as one of Canada’s most successful business law firms. Bennett Jones has also been recognized for 14 consecutive years as one of Canada’s 50 Best Employers.

Champ & Associates

Champ & Associates is an Ottawa-based law firm specializing in Human Rights, Employment Law, and Labour Law.  They focus on litigation, arbitration, and mediation and represent clients all across Canada. Their clients often face adversity in the form of unfair treatment by governments or large companies and Champ & Associates provide strategic, cost-effective legal advice and representation that aims to restore the rights, equality, and dignity of their clients. Other areas of practice include Constitutional Law, Disability Law, Federal Public Service Employment, Administrative Law, and Access to Information and Privacy. Their lawyers are Paul Champ, Bijon Roy, and Christine Johnson, all three of which have been recognised by their peers for their dedicated work and commitment to civil liberties and human rights.


Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP is exclusively a litigation firm and widely recognized as one of Canada’s leading litigation practices. Lenczner Slaght has successfully represented clients’ interests in complex cases across the spectrum of industries and sectors. They are seasoned trial and appeal lawyers who have honed their skills over many years of challenging, high-profile cases. From commercial disputes and class actions to cross-border matters and professional regulation, they bring expert strategy – backed by rigorous research, data management and administrative support – to highly demanding cases in all litigation practice areas. Lenczner Slaght lawyers have been recognized for their expertise in Class Actions, Insolvency & Financial Restructuring, International Commercial Arbitration, Medical Negligence and Professional Liability, as well as in the following litigation practice areas: Commercial Insurance, Corporate Commercial, Defamation & Media, Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Intellectual Property, Product Liability, Public Law and Securities.

Lenczner Slaght lawyer Ren Bucholz has been a guest lecturer with the Institute, and lawyer Connie Pauchulo is currently a Kirsch Legal Fellow, completing a prestigious fellowship awarded to only a handful of young lawyers yearly.