Taylor McCaffrey LLP is pleased to announce that our office will be moving to 201 Portage Avenue effective August 26, 2019. We will be occupying approximately two and a half floors, high above Canada’s most famous intersection – Portage and Main.
“It was an easy decision to move to the heart of our city,” said Norm Snyder, managing partner and chair of the firm. “Our new Portage and Main address symbolizes who we are as a firm – it’s at the centre of province’s legal and business communities and at the heart of the city. Our roots are deep in Manitoba, so this feels natural.”
Taylor McCaffrey LLP is one of the province’s leading law firms with expertise in a wide variety of practice areas including Advocacy, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Business Law, Family Law, Labour & Employment, Real Estate & Property Development, Taxation, Technology & Intellectual Property, and Wills, Estates & Trusts.
Innovation in design
After 30 years on St. Mary Avenue, Snyder said the firm wanted to use this opportunity to redesign our premises to reflect the most advanced concepts in office design and ensure that our space allows us to serve our clients efficiently using the latest in ergonomics and technology.
“Office spaces are more than just places to work: they reflect a company’s culture,” he said. “We are a firm that believes strongly in collaboration as well as having a healthy and comfortable workplace. Our new space was designed specifically with the needs and interests of our staff in mind, and incorporates the most progressive and best concepts in office designs in Western Canada. We can’t wait to show it off.”
Designed by Rodych Integrated Design Inc. (RIDI), the new space turns traditional law office design on its head. It embraces the principle of sharing natural light in the ergonomically designed workspace with similar-sized offices, collaboration areas and comfortable, convenient meeting spaces. Private meeting rooms for clients are located near reception, creating a client service area for the firm that is warm and welcoming, while also protected with a feeling of seclusion and privacy.
A new Blackstone Lounge
Taylor McCaffrey LLP’s Blackstone Lounge has been an important part of the firm’s culture over the years, so it is getting a well-deserved rejuvenation in the new location complete with its own branding.
The new Blackstone Lounge has upgraded its view from great to spectacular. In the firm’s previous location, the Blackstone had a view of the law courts building. The new location, overlooking Portage and Main, provides some of the best views in the city: Winnipeg stretching out onto the prairies. Located off of the reception area, the meeting space offers clients, staff and lawyers alike the perfect location for larger meetings, announcements and celebrations.
Blackstone Lounge’s new branding reflects its new location. Simple, clean and sophisticated. The branding was designed to showcase the importance this space has become to Taylor McCaffrey LLP over the years, as not only a place to congregate and do business, but also a place where people can relax and socialize, while in the office.
Home to 55 lawyers and 95 other professionals
The exciting new space is the latest stage of evolution for Taylor McCaffrey LLP. Founded in 1979 when J.F. Reeh Taylor and D’Arcy C.H. McCaffrey merged their law offices, the firm is driven by its dedication to achieving excellence in the delivery of legal services across a broad range of legal disciplines.
Our firm is now home to approximately 60 lawyers and 95 other professionals. They offer legal services to all forms of businesses, non-profits, individuals, families and governments.
“While we’ve always been Manitoba-focused, we have earned a reputation beyond Manitoba’s borders as an exceptional law firm,” said Snyder. “Our dedication to the practice of law has enabled us to grow and continually evolve and adapt. We can’t wait to start the next chapter of our firm’s story at Portage and Main.”