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 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
1 Place Ville Marie
Montréal, Québec H3B 4N8