1109 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, AB T2E 3K3 | 348 14 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1Z7


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Founded in 1980, acquired by Charles Osuji in 2017, and now renowned as one of the largest black-owned law firms in Canada, Osuji & Smith is a diverse, fast growing, award winning Calgary full service law firm with focus on Employment LawCivil LitigationReal EstateFamily & DivorcePersonal Injury, ImmigrationBusiness and CorporateWills and Estate with two locations in the heart of Calgary, and a presence in Dubai, Yukon, Ottawa, and Airdrie. For several years, Osuji & Smith has been voted as one of the best rated Employment, Business, Civil, Divorce and Estate Planning Lawyers in Calgary through multiple platforms. Our lawyers have an insatiable thirst for success and know nothing but perfection when it comes to representing our clients.
Our team provides representation that is tailored to the specific needs and concerns of each client. We are mindful that the dispute is the client’s, and, therefore, it is the client’s objectives that must be addressed. We value close engagement with the client at an early stage in the dispute process. This gives us an opportunity to gain a deeper insight into the case at hand, as well as the various surrounding factors influencing the dispute. The end result is a cost-effective strategy that is tailored towards our client’s objectives. Learn more about us…

At Osuji & Smith, our primary focus is settlement and saving money for our clients. However, if litigation is the only route to go, we stop at nothing when defending our clients because our clients are our family, and will be treated as such.

At Osuji & Smith, we do everything differently. That is why we are successful. We have a modern and progressive approach to law. Hiring a lawyer at Osuji & Smith means that you have hired all of our lawyers because we constantly meet to discuss all of our cases and jointly come up with the best strategy to resolve your case. We ensure that the lawyers at Osuji & Smith maintain the highest standards of quality and service in their service to their clients.

Three Best Rated for Best Rated Employment Lawyers in Calgary – 2024  Top Choice Award for Business Law Services in Calgary - 2024

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“Diversity and inclusion is at the core of our firm’s mission and strategy. We walk the talk when it comes to diversity and multiculturalism. Also, effective communication is the key to our success. Our friendly and multilingual team speaks more than 25 languages including  English, Ibo, French, Edo, Urdu, Punjabi, Urhobo, Itsekiri, Italian, South Korean, Twi, Ewe, Japanese, Arabic, Spanish, Hindi, Yoruba, Pashto, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian, honesty and efficiency. We speak your language. We will connect with you and understand your instructions.”




We are a Calgary law firm of diverse lawyers. Our success is proof that there is value in diverse professionals working together for the common goal of adding value to the lives of their clients.
Our lawyers do not waste your time or money. As skilled negotiators inside and outside the courtroom, we work hard to resolve disputes early and amicably when possible.
With decades of experience in transactions and litigation, we know how to develop winning strategy for our clients. Working hand in hand with our clients, we advance their interests and resolve their legal issues both in and out of court. We have successfully represented thousands of clients throughout Calgary and beyond.
We are not aggressive. We are assertive. The aggressive lawyer looks for conflict. The assertive lawyer looks for resolution while not being a push over. We strive to achieve fair, long-term results, not wage a war for short-term gains. Not every dispute warrants protracted litigation, particularly if the claim can be resolved efficiently at the outset. However, for those claims that cannot be resolved in a r reasonable manner, a targeted strategy can often result in an outcome that is both favourable to the client and mindful of the business costs of litigation. We set reasonable budgets and alternative fee arrangements that provide clients with cost certainty throughout the life of a dispute. We listen to, and know, our clients’ objectives.
We are successful because we are different. Our lawyers are innovative. They understand the growing demand for a customized, progressive approach for our clients.
Community service has always been an integral part of Osuji & Smith, and our firm will continue to support deserving organizations by giving back. We currently volunteer with Legal Aid and the Lawyer Referral Service. Our Managing Partner currently runs a monthly legal clinic in the Calgary North East area in collaboration with Aspen Family & Community Network Society.

Our Calgary law practice areas

For 44 years, our clients have trusted our experience and skill in solving their legal matters in Alberta. Our skill is based on our knowledge of the law and our ability to interpret it depending on the facts of each case. Our dedicated team of lawyers is constantly striving to find unique resolutions for your complex issues. We offer legal law services to communities located in Calgary, Cochrane, Airdrie, Okotoks, Chestermere, Strathmore, Red Deer, and Edmonton.

Calgary Employment and Labour Law

Our Calgary employment law firm is dedicated to helping you whether you are an employer or an employee.

Calgary Family Law and Divorce Lawyers Calgary

Our Calgary family lawyers professional advice and guidance have helped many families solve their concerns. Divorce lawyers in Calgary and Family Lawyers

Real Estate Law Calgary

Our Calgary real estate lawyers offer a high level of skill and experience when dealing with real estate transactions.

Wills and Estate Lawyers Calgary

Our friendly wills and estate lawyers in Calgary welcome all questions and are there to guide you every step of the way.

Calgary Commercial and Business Law

In a fast-changing global economy, our Calgary business lawyers tailor their legal advice based on your business priorities and goals.

Personal Injury Law Calgary

Our Calgary personal injury lawyers legal advice and guidance will enable you to make informed decisions about your personal injury claim.

Immigration Law Alberta

Our Calgary immigration lawyers are well-informed on reforms in Canadian immigration law.

Civil Litigation Law Calgary

As experienced Calgary civil litigation lawyers, we understand the importance of being cost-effective and results-oriented.


Osuji & Smith Lawyers is known for its friendly team of legal professionals. We are client-focused and also driven to produce practical results for you.For years, our clients have trusted our experience and skill in solving their legal matters. Our skill is based on knowledge of the law and our ability to interpret it depending upon the facts of each case. Our dedicated team of lawyers is constantly striving to find unique resolutions for your complex issues. Our office is conveniently located in Kensington close to downtown Calgary, Alberta. For easy access, we also have free parking available for our clients.

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We are diverse. We speak your language. We speak English, Igbo, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bengali, Spanish, Japanese,Korean, French, Hindu, Punjabi, and Urdu.

We have settled over 90% of our cases. We achieve results.

We have been consistently voted as one of the top 3 Employment & Business Lawyers in Calgary.

We offer various fee structures: flat rates,hourly rates and contingency fees depending on the client’s case and financial abilities.

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