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Government Relations & International Trade Tribunals

As the largest independent firm in the National Capital Region, our depth of experience working with the federal government is second to none. For 50 years, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall has been assisting clients navigate the corridors of power on Parliament Hill, at City Hall, and beyond. We have had success representing clients in all levels of government, as well as agencies, and Crown corporations.

By drawing teams from a cross-section of practice areas, from business law to litigation, we provide government relations advocacy services and assistance with regulatory and public policy issues. With the diverse background of our team, we are able to expertly and efficiently support clients across any sector.

Services we provide include:

  • Government lobbying and issue advocacy
  • Government and Defence Procurement services
  • Public policy research, analysis and development
  • Public consultations, facilitation and consensus building
  • Alternative dispute resolution and mediation
  • Second opinions, assessments and evaluations

Maximizing advocacy results requires a real and up-to-the-moment understanding of the current regulatory environment. Foreseeing how changes in these areas will positively or negatively impact our clients is equally valuable in our counsel.

Government relations is closely tied to international trade. We help companies based in Canada to expand, and those based outside of Canada to do business here. We offer the benefits of our expertise across sectors and unmatched understanding of Canadian regulatory systems. With expertise in the minutiae of our international trade agreements, we have represented clients before international trade tribunals and have the specialized expertise to advise on issues, requirements and opportunities of our trade agreements.


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