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 providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context.
Thanks to our clients, Blakes continues to receive awards and top rankings. In 2021, and for the seventh time and sixth consecutive year, Blakes was named the leading law firm brand in the Thomson Reuters Canada Law Firm Brand Index (formerly, Acritas Canadian Law Firm Brand Index). We also received the most top-tier rankings by practice area of any Canadian law firm for the fourth consecutive year in Chambers Canada: 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 one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2021 by Mediacorp Canada Inc., an honour we have received 11 times since 2008. In addition, we have been recognized as the 2021 Best Lawyers Law Firm of the Year for Mergers & Acquisitions.
Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated network of offices worldwide provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Whether an issue is local or multi-jurisdictional, practice-area specific or interdisciplinary, Blakes handles transactions of all sizes and levels of complexity. Blakes also enthusiastically invests in the communities where we live and work – from pro bono work to supporting diversity, women's initiatives and the environment. Since our founding in 1856, we’ve been on a constant quest to define best practices in professional services by delivering leading legal solutions to our clients worldwide.
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