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
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.
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.
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.