Firm receives top honours in 11 practice areas with 95 lawyers highlighted in the 2019 edition.
Toronto (September 21, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) has been recognized as one of Canada’s top law firms in the Chambers Canada 2019 guide.
The firm received recognition across 53 practice areas and regions, with 95 BLG lawyers highlighted as leaders in the guide, underscoring the firm’s depth of expertise and commitment to deliver outstanding client service.
BLG received top tier (Band 1) recognition in 11 practice areas and regions:
- Employment & Labour – Nationwide
- Employment & Labour – Québec
- Energy: Power
- Energy: Provincial Regulatory & Litigation – Ontario
- Investment Funds
- Litigation: General Commercial – Alberta
- Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – Ontario
- Transportation: Shipping
The Chambers Canada rankings are determined by a team of full-time researchers who conduct interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. With the help of Chambers’ editors, these researchers identify and rank Canada’s best lawyers according to performance in the areas most valued by clients, including technical expertise, business acumen, prompt delivery and value for money.
Additionally, BLG’s Family Wealth Counsel Group has been named as a leader in private wealth law in the 2018 edition of Chambers High Net Worth, a directory targeted at the international private wealth market. The firm received a Band 2 ranking in the area of Private Wealth Law.
Members of the group were also highlighted as leading private wealth practitioners in the guide, including:
- Daniel J. Dochylo — Band 1, Private Wealth Disputes
- Nancy Golding — Band 2, Private Wealth Disputes
- Arthur Fish — Band 2, Private Wealth Law
- Ruth Spetz — Band 3, Private Wealth Law
BLG's Family Wealth Counsel Group offers a full range of planning, tax advisory, charity, and specialized litigation and dispute resolution services to high net worth individuals, supported by one of Canada's leading tax practices.
Chambers High Net Worth also features listings and information about many of the top accountancy and tax firms, private banks, wealth management firms and multi-family offices acting for high net worth individuals.