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 and China, gives clients access to the full spectrum of capabilities found throughout the Firm.
In Ontario, Blakes has two offices. The Toronto office provides legal expertise in virtually every area of business law. We have the scope and flexibility to meet the demands of the most sophisticated Canadian and international clients and the resources to provide dedicated teams to each and every client. The Ottawa office acts as an interface between clients and the various federal agencies located in the nation’s capital with a focus on administrative and regulatory litigation before tribunals and courts in Ottawa.
Blakes continues to be recognized as a leading law firm in 2019. Thanks to our clients, in 2019, Blakes was ranked as having the leading law firm brand in the Acritas Canadian Law Firm Index. We were also named Canada Law Firm of the Year in the Who’s Who Legal Awards for the 11th consecutive year and received the most top-tier rankings by practice area of any Canadian law firm in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. 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 one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2019 by Mediacorp Canada Inc., an honour we have received nine times since 2008. In addition, and according to Bloomberg and Refinitiv, Blakes is the No. 1 Canadian law firm in global M&A by deal count and value for this period, 2009-2018.
As one of Canada’s top business law firms, 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 providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context.