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.
The firm’s Montréal office assists a local base of clients in Quebec as well as clients across Canada, the U.S., Europe and Asia in managing their business interests in Quebec. The scope of the firm’s practice in Montréal is predominantly corporate/commercial law with emphasis on banking, financial services, securities, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, real estate, infrastructure (public-private partnerships), energy, project finance, taxation, intellectual property and information technology. Blakes in Montréal is well known for its ranked litigation practice. The firm’s litigation practice services many large U.S. based or international companies that have to deal with complex business litigation, whether it’s a class action, a product liability case, or construction or infrastructure litigation.
Blakes continues to be recognized as a leading law firm in 2014. For the first half of the year, according to Bloomberg, Blakes ranked as the leading Canadian firm in both of the year domestic and global announced merger and acquisition deals based on deal count.
Blakes is also recognized as ”Canada Law Firm of the Year” for 2014 by Who’s Who Legal and has received this honor for six consecutive years.
Furthermore, in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2014, Blakes has more Band 1 rankings than any other Canadian firm. Our lawyers are also continually recommended in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canada’s leading guide to lawyers, in almost every category of law.