About Practical Law Canada

Practical Law Canada provides legal "know-how" that gives lawyers a better starting point. Our expert teams of lawyer-editors create and maintain hundreds of up-to-date, practical resources so you don’t have to.

We go beyond primary law and traditional legal research to give lawyers the resources needed to practice more efficiently, improve client service and add more value. Our job is to make you better at yours.


All Practical Law Canada content is created with the front-line lawyer in mind. Our resources include Practice Notes, Standard Documents and Clauses, Checklists, Toolkits, Legal Updates, Provincial Q&A, our What’s Market tool, cross-border guidance and more. Not only is our content practical, but it’s always up-to date. The "maintained" status of our materials means that those materials reflect current law and practice.

What We Offer

Practice Notes

Straightforward how-to guidance and clear explanations of current law and practice, ranging from high-level overviews to detailed analysis for specialists.

Standard documents and clauses

Up-to date precedents that reflect current law and practice with practical expert commentary including detailed drafting and negotiating guidance, opposing positions, alternative clauses and more. They can be downloaded and saved in Word for easy editing.


Checklists, timelines and flowcharts to make sure you've covered all the bases.


Practical Law Canada toolkits are a collection of our resources addressing specific topics.

Our Team

Key to the Practical Law Canada service is the team behind it. Our lawyer-editors have significant practice experience at leading law firms and corporate law departments. We have been in the shoes of our subscribers, and we are creating the materials we wished we had while in practice. Learn more about the team here.

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