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BLG announces partnership with Workday

Canada’s largest law firm selects leading HR enterprise cloud application

Toronto (February 6, 2020) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is proud to announce its partnership with Workday, a global leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. As the first Canadian law firm to utilize the Workday platform, this partnership will enable BLG to bring the best-in-class technology to deliver an exceptional employee experience and more efficiently manage talent and processes nationwide.

Workday’s suite of data and analytic tools will allow BLG to quickly track workforce insights for more informed decisions, while streamlining HR and talent management operations. It will also eliminate time-consuming manual tasks and allow our talent team to focus on value-added services.

"Our business is people, and we are thrilled to implement Workday’s Human Capital Management service to provide more flexibility in our processes and better manage our exceptional talent,” says Leanne Cherry, BLG’s Chief Talent Officer. “We are excited to explore the possibilities for talent development, performance management, goal-setting and tracking, analytics and experience tracking, which positions BLG extremely well for the future.”

“Workday is best-in-class, agile and mobile-friendly, which aligns with BLG’s bold innovation and digital strategy,” says Rob Morris, Chief Operating & Information Officer at BLG. “As we strive to be the most technologically advanced law firm in Canada, we are excited to use Workday’s cloud-based technology to automate our processes and enable our leadership team to make better, more strategic decisions.”

BLG will begin using Workday in the Fall 2020.

About Workday

Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions and government agencies. More than 1,000 organizations, ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises, have selected Workday.

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]