Loopstra Nixon LLP celebrates 50th anniversary

Founding Partners Charles Loopstra and Sandy Nixon. (CNW Group/Loopstra Nixon LLP)

Loopstra Nixon LLP, a law firm that had its beginnings in a small storefront office in Toronto, celebrated its 50th anniversary at a special event held on June 15.

Founded in June 1973 by Charles Loopstra and Sandy Nixon, the firm has focused on providing exceptional service and building lasting partnerships with its clients, it said.

Loopstra Nixon has evolved over the past five decades into a full-service law firm with a team of dedicated lawyers who are making significant contributions to the fields of business and public law in Canada. The firm’s commitment to professionalism, integrity, and client service has been the key to its success, it said in a press release.

Allan Ritchie, the Managing Partner of Loopstra Nixon, expressed gratitude for reaching this remarkable milestone, acknowledging the unwavering dedication and hard work of the talented team and the trust and support of the clients. Ritchie stated, “The foundation laid by Chuck Loopstra and Sandy Nixon, through their ambition, hard work, and entrepreneurial spirit, has shaped our firm into what it is today.”

In recent years, Loopstra Nixon LLP has experienced growth in both size and geographic presence. In 2022, the firm expanded its operations to Bay Street, opening an office in Toronto’s financial district. It further established two additional offices in York region, one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Canada. With the number of lawyers set to exceed 100 in the coming weeks, Loopstra Nixon remains focused on serving its clients as an unapologetically mid-market firm.

In addition to its commitment to legal excellence, Loopstra Nixon has made a significant impact on the community through philanthropy and volunteer efforts, it said.

As Loopstra Nixon celebrates its 50th anniversary, it reflects on its past achievements and the strong relationships it has built with clients, colleagues, and the community.

Sandy Nixon, Co-founding Partner, emphasized the importance of the firm’s dedicated team, stating, “Our team, consisting of lawyers and staff, has been our greatest advantage throughout the past 50 years and the key to our success.”