Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG)
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG)

As Canada’s law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) provides high-value advice to assist our clients with their business matters. With over 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves businesses and institutions for all their legal needs—from M&A and capital markets to major disputes, 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, including 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”. We are Canada’s oldest law firm, but we are also amongst the most innovative, being one of the first in North America to implement client service standards. We consistently receive numerous legal industry recognitions for innovation in client service and value. We go beyond legal to consult and advise in a digital world.

Outside our walls, we contribute to communities across Canada through our national pro bono program, our national BLG Reads to Kids literacy program, and supporting the charitable efforts of our members through fundraising and volunteer contributions..

PRACTICE AREAS & INDUSTRY SECTORS

  • Arbitration
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Charities and Not-for-Profit
  • Competition & Foreign Investment Review
  • Construction
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection
  • Disputes
  • Energy – Oil & Gas
  • Energy – Power
  • Environmental
  • Health Care & Life Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Infrastructure and PPP
  • Insurance and Tort Liability
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labour & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Public Policy and Government Relations
  • Real Estate
  • Securities and Capital Markets
  • Tax
  • Transportation

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 resolutions and 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, and 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

We believe that diverse and inclusive teams drive today’s successful businesses. Our employees are accepted, respected and supported, regardless of gender, gender identity, race, religion, disability and/or sexual orientation. As Canada’s Law Firm, we champion diversity and inclusion in our workplace and in the wider legal community.

Lexpert-Ranked in practice areas
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Toronto, Ontario
Consistently Recommended
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Montréal, Québec
Consistently Recommended
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Vancouver, British Columbia
Repeatedly Recommended
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Calgary, Alberta
Repeatedly Recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions
Banking & Financial Institutions
Toronto, Ontario
Consistently Recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions
Banking & Financial Institutions
Montréal, Québec
Consistently Recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions
Banking & Financial Institutions
Vancouver, British Columbia
Most Frequently Recommended
Banking & Financial Institutions
Banking & Financial Institutions
Calgary, Alberta
Repeatedly Recommended
Class Actions
Class Actions
Toronto, Ontario
Consistently Recommended
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Toronto
22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower Toronto, ON, Canada, M5H 4E3
(416) 367-6000
(416) 367-6749
Calgary
520 3rd Ave SW, Suite 1900, Centennial Place, East Tower Calgary, AB, Canada, T2P 0R3
(403) 232-9500
(403) 266-1395
Vancouver
200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterford Centre Vancouver, BC, Canada, V7X 1T2
(604) 687-5744
(604) 687-1415
Montréal
1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900 Montréal, QC, Canada, H3B 5H4
(514) 879-1212
(514) 954-1905
Ottawa
100 Queen St, Suite 1300, World Exchange Plaza Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1P 1J9
(613) 237-5160
(613) 230-8842