Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Its integrated office network, with lawyers in offices across Canada and in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and China, gives clients access to the full spectrum of capabilities found throughout the Firm.
Canada has some of the world’s most advanced energy markets and is rich in natural resources. Our energy team is one of the leading practices in the country with global and in-depth industry knowledge.
Our Calgary office acts on some of the largest and most complex transactions in Canada and on major cross-border and international transactions, which require expert legal advice, sensitivity to clients’ business objectives and a cooperative team approach. With more than 110 lawyers, we have the depth, experience and resources to provide timely strategic legal services for all types of business transactions and disputes. The Calgary office has developed a broad business law practice, including corporate/commercial, securities, oil and gas, electricity, tax, structured finance, private and public debt, banking, real estate, civil litigation and dispute resolution, regulatory, labour and employee benefits, intellectual property, and environmental matters.
Blakes continues to be recognized as a leading law firm in 2016. Thanks to our clients, Blakes was ranked as having the leading law firm brand in Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Index 2016. This is the second time we have received this recognition.
Blakes was also named Canada Law Firm of the Year for the eighth consecutive year in the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2016 and the top-ranked Canadian firm in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016. In 2015, we were named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the fifth time and selected as one of the most innovative law firms in the BTI Brand Elite.
In addition, and according to Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters, Blakes is the No. 1 Canadian law firm in both Canadian and global M&A deals by deal value and deal count for this period, 2006-2015.
As one of Canada’s top business law firms, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) provides exceptional legal services to leading businesses in Canada and around the world. We focus on building long-term relationships with clients. We do this by staying true to our guiding principles and providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
855-2nd Street S.W.
Suite 3500, Bankers Hall East Tower
Calgary, Alberta T2P 4J8