Lexpert Ranked Law Firm
 
 
 

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), a leading full-service Canadian law firm, is driven to help achieve the best possible results for all our clients. Understanding your business and how legal changes affect you today and tomorrow is BLG’s business. Like you, BLG believes that nothing less than achieving results through excellence will do. This commitment to service has resulted in the frequent recognition of many of BLG’s legal professionals at home and abroad. In addition to appearing in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, BLG is featured consistently in other national and international legal publications, including The Best Lawyers in Canada® and Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

BLG provides insight and clarity to regional, national and multinational organizations across a variety of sectors. BLG is also proud to represent public institutions such as universities, governments and governmental agencies, and health care facilities, as well as private business, trade and charitable groups. BLG supports a variety of initiatives including pro bono legal services, fundraising and volunteer programs, including the BLG Foundation and the BLG Reads to Kids Program.

BLG’s more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other legal professionals in five offices provide corporate, litigation and intellectual property solutions to a wide range of clients nationally and internationally. A bilingual English-French firm, BLG excels under both the common and civil law systems in Canada.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

BLG SERVES CLIENTS IN ALL AREAS OF A MODERN LAW PRACTICE, INCLUDING SPECIALIZED AREAS OF EXPERTISE.

Aboriginal Law Licensing 
Banking and Financial Services Intellectual Property 
Lending Litigation 
Derivatives Internationa
Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring China 
Debt Capital Markets India 
Regulatory  Korea 
Structured Finance and Securitization Middle East 
Business and Corporate Commercial  Labour and Employment 
Advertising, Marketing and Sponsorship Law  Business Immigration 
Franchise Licensing and Distribution  Labour and Employment Law 
Private Company  Pension and Benefits 
Private Equity  Legal Translation Services 
Purchase and Sale of a Business  Litigation and Arbitration 
Saskatchewan  Anti-Trust/Competition 
Commercial Real Estate  Appeal and Review 
Commercial Real Estate Leasing  Banking Litigation and Arbitration 
Real Estate Investments  Class Actions 
Real Estate Lending  Corporate Commercial Litigation and Arbitration 
Real Estate Litigation  Defamation and Media Law 
Competition and Foreign Investment Review  Domestic Commercial Arbitration 
Construction and Engineering Estates and Trust Litigation
Construction and Engineering Contracts  Fraud 
Construction and Engineering Dispute Resolution  Intellectual Property Litigation
International Construction Projects International Arbitration
Public-Private Infrastructure Projects International Trade Litigation and Arbitration
Procurement Investment Treaty Arbitration 
Corporate Commercial Litigation & Arbitration Medical Malpractice Litigation
Energy Municipal Liability 
Oil and Gas Product Liability 
Electricity Markets Public Law Litigation and Arbitration 
Environmental  Real Estate Litigation 
Climate Change  Regulatory and Project Approval Litigation and Arbitration 
Environmental Law Securities Litigation 
Health Law White Collar Crime 
Board Governance Advice & Senior Management Counsel   Municipal Law and Other Government 
Health Advocacy  Expropriation 
Health Informatics Land Development 
Health System Integration Municipal Planning 
Healthcare Business Development Procurement
Healthcare Capital Privacy and Access to Information 
Redevelopment, Financing & Procurement Procurement
Healthcare Human Resources & Labour Relations  Public Company Mergers & Acquisitions
Healthcare Intellectual Property Protection & Commercialization  Public Policy and Government Relations  
Healthcare Law Contracts & Transactions Securities, Capital Markets and Public Companies 
Healthcare Risk Management Corporate Finance and Securities
Medico-Legal Defence Corporate Governance and Special Committees  
Mental Health Law Debt Capital Markets 
Personal Health Information & Privacy Investment Management 
Seniors Residential & Long-Term Care Operators  Public Company Mergers & Acquisitions 
Infrastructure  Securities Registrant Regulation and Compliance 
Insurance and Tort Liability  Tax 
Municipal Liability Commodity Tax and Customs Tariffs 
Product Liability  Corporate Tax 
Insurance – Corporate and Regulatory Estates and Trusts 
Intellectual Property  Wealth Management 
Patents  Tax Litigation 
Trade-marks  Team North® 
Copyright  Wealth Management
 
INDUSTRIES
 
Automotive  Healthcare Capital Redevelopment, Financing & Procurement 
Aviation  Healthcare Human Resources & Labour Relations 
Charities and Not-For-Profits  Healthcare Intellectual Property Protection & Commercialization 
Construction and Engineering  Healthcare Law Contracts & Transactions 
Construction and Engineering Contracts  Healthcare Risk Management 
Construction and Engineering Dispute Resolution  Medico-Legal Defence 
International Construction Projects  Mental Health Law 
Public-Private Infrastructure Projects  Personal Health Information & Privacy 
Education  Seniors Residential & Long-Term Care Operators 
Energy  Hospitality 
Electricity Markets  Information Technology 
Oil and Gas  Insurance – Corporate and Regulatory 
Financial Services Sectors  Investment Management 
Banking and Financial Services  Private Funds, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments 
Credit Unions and Cooperatives  Derivatives 
Debt Capital Markets  ETFs, Structured Products and Closed-End Funds 
Investment Management  Mutual Funds 
Insurance – Corporate and Regulatory  Securities Registrant 
Forestry  Regulation and Compliance 
Health  Land Transportation 
Board Governance Advice and Senior Management Counsel  Life Sciences 
Health Advocacy  Maritime Law 
Health Informatics  Mining 
Health System Integration  Oil & Gas 
Healthcare Business Development  Venture Capital

Toronto

40 King St W, Suite 44, Scotia Plaza
Toronto, ON, Canada, M5H 3Y4
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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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP is a Lexpert-Ranked Firm in the following practice areas
Aboriginal Law Vancouver, British Columbia Consistently recommended
Aboriginal Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Vancouver, British Columbia Most frequently recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Class Actions Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Class Actions Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Class Actions Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Class Actions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Class Actions Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Competition Law Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Computer & IT Law Vancouver, British Columbia Consistently recommended
Computer & IT Law Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Computer & IT Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Computer & IT Law Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Construction Law Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Construction Law Vancouver, British Columbia Consistently recommended
Construction Law Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Construction Law Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Construction Law Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Vancouver, British Columbia Most frequently recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Corporate Commercial Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Vancouver, British Columbia Consistently recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Corporate Finance & Securities Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Corporate Tax Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Corporate Tax Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Energy (Electricity) Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Energy (Electricity) Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Energy (Electricity) Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Energy (Electricity) Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Energy (Oil & Gas) Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Energy (Oil & Gas) Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Energy (Oil & Gas) Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Environmental Law Vancouver, British Columbia Most frequently recommended
Environmental Law Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Intellectual Property Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Intellectual Property Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Investment Funds & Asset Management Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Investment Funds & Asset Management Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Investment Funds & Asset Management Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Labour Relations Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Commercial Insurance Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Litigation - Commercial Insurance Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Litigation - Commercial Insurance Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Litigation - Product Liability Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Product Liability Toronto, Ontario Most frequently recommended
Litigation - Product Liability Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Securities Calgary, Alberta Consistently recommended
Litigation - Securities Ottawa, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Litigation - Securities Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Medical Negligence Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Medical Negligence Montréal, Québec Repeatedly recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Mergers & Acquisitions Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Pensions & Employee Benefits Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Professional Liability Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Professional Liability Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Project Finance Toronto, Ontario Repeatedly recommended
Property Development Calgary, Alberta Repeatedly recommended
Property Development Vancouver, British Columbia Consistently recommended
Property Development Ottawa, Ontario Consistently recommended
Property Development Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Property Development Montréal, Québec Consistently recommended
Property Leasing Vancouver, British Columbia Repeatedly recommended
Shipping & Maritime Law Toronto, Ontario Consistently recommended
Shipping & Maritime Law Montréal, Québec Most frequently recommended
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