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BLG shines as a Step Private Client Awards finalist

BLG Shortlisted for International and Private Client Legal Team of the Year

Toronto (June 22, 2017) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce it has been named as a finalist for the 2017 STEP Private Client Awards. The Firm has, out of over 250 submissions, been shortlisted in two categories for International Legal Team of the Year (large firm) and Private Client Legal Team of the Year (large firm). This achievement highlights the exceptional work BLG's Family Wealth Counsel performed for their clients throughout 2016.

BLG's Family Wealth Counsel Group offers a full range of private client, planning, tax advisory, charity and specialized fiduciary litigation and dispute resolution services. The Group provides effective, creative and functional plans and litigation services for the protection of clients' wealth, businesses and personal and family legacies.

STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialize in family inheritance and succession planning. STEP has more than 20,000 members in 95 countries, including 2,600 members in Canada. The STEP Private Client Awards are the hallmark of quality within the private client industry. The Awards recognize and celebrate excellence among private client solicitors, lawyers, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisors. The 12th Annual STEP Private Client Awards will be held on September 6, 2017 in London, UK.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
[email protected]