Lexpert Ranked Law Firm
 
 
 
As the largest full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers the most comprehensive legal solutions and client services for domestic and international clients – across more practice areas and industry sectors – than any other Canadian firm. With over 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves businesses and institutions across all of their legal needs – from M&A and capital markets; to major litigation, financing, and trademark and patent registration.

BLG is the largest of Canada’s few AmLaw Global 100 firms, with five full-service offices located in each of Canada’s principal business markets, and the nation’s capital. As a bilingual English-French firm, BLG excels under both the common and civil law systems in Canada.

BLG has a legacy of “firsts” – from being Canada’s oldest law firm, to one of the first in North America to implement client service standards, and receive numerous legal industry recognitions for innovation in client service and value.

BLG takes great pride in the communities it serves, and supports a variety of initiatives including pro bono legal services, fundraising and volunteer programs, such as the BLG Reads to Kids Program.

Clients

BLG provides insight to domestic and international public and private corporations across all business sectors. BLG regularly advises governments, governmental organizations and agencies, as well as trade groups and broader public sector clients such as universities and charitable groups.

International Work

BLG provides business law, dispute resolution and intellectual property solutions to a wide range of clients internationally in virtually every area of law. Special expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, infrastructure and public-private projects, financings, international trade law, commercial litigation and arbitration. BLG has acted in international banking transactions (including sovereign risk lending); international insolvencies, liquidations and restructurings; international joint ventures, reorganizations and acquisitions; commercial contracts; and international and multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Diversity

Diversity and inclusiveness are critical to the firm’s success. The team reflects the diverse and multi-cultural communities in which it operates. The firm’s ability to draw on a variety of perspectives enables us to provide more focused, innovative and relevant legal services to clients.

Main Areas of Practice

  • Corporate and Capital Markets
  • Specialized Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Specialized Litigation

Practice Areas & Industry Sectors

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Securities and Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation and Arbitration
  • Insurance and Tort Liability
  • Competition and Antitrust
  • Energy, Oil & Gas and Mining
  • Infrastructure and PPP
  • Labour & Employment
  • Tax
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Environmental Law
  • Privacy, Cyber and Data Security
  • Public Policy and Government Relations
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Health Law
  • Charities and Not-for-Profit

    Toronto

    22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
    Toronto, ON, Canada, M5H 4E3
    Phone: (416) 367-6000
    Fax: (416) 367-6749

    Calgary

    520 3rd Ave SW, Suite 1900, Centennial Pl, East Twr
    Calgary, AB, Canada, T2P 0R3
    Phone: (403) 232-9500
    Fax: (403) 266-1395

    Vancouver

    200 Burrard St, 1200 Waterford Ctr, PO Box 48600
    Vancouver, BC, Canada, V7X 1T2
    Phone: (604) 687-5744
    Fax: (604) 687-1415

    Montréal

    1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900
    Montréal, QC, Canada, H3B 5H4
    Phone: (514) 879-1212
    Fax: (514) 954-1905

    Ottawa

    100 Queen St, Suite 1300, World Exchange Plaza
    Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1P 1J9
    Phone: (613) 237-5160
    Fax: (613) 230-8842

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