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Carlos Cerqueira Joins BLG as Partner

Brings over 20 years of experience practising corporate law in Canada, the U.K. and the Middle East

Toronto (March 11, 2019) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) welcomes Carlos Cerqueira, who joins the firm’s Corporate Commercial Group in Toronto today. Carlos brings over 20 years of experience practicing corporate commercial law, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganizations.

“Having practised both in Canada and abroad, Carlos is skilled at leading teams for both domestic clients and clients who have international operations,” said Frank Callaghan, national group head of BLG’s Corporate and Capital Markets Group. “He has extensive experience handling large, complex transactions, and will be a great addition to our team.”

Carlos spent three years practising in London, England, and a further three years in the Middle East, before returning to Canada in 2014. His clients include both Canadian and international public companies, as well as large private entities, particularly within the mining and financial services industries.

BLG’s Corporate Commercial Group comprises team members with expertise in a broad spectrum of areas such as Infrastructure, Private M&A, Private Equity, Privacy and Data Protection, Procurement, and Competition and Foreign Investment Review.

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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Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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