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 120 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 2018. Thanks to our clients, in 2018, Blakes was named the leading law firm brand for the fourth time and third year running in Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Brand Index. We were also awarded Canada Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal for the 10th consecutive year and received the highest number of ranked lawyers of any Canadian law firm for the second year in a row in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition, our lawyers continue to be recognized as leaders in their fields in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canada's leading guide to lawyers.
Blakes was also named as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2018 by Mediacorp Canada Inc., an honour we have received eight times since 2008.
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