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BLG national group head makes WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada list

Toronto (December 1, 2020) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP proudly announces that Prema Thiele has been chosen as one of the Women’s Executive Network 2020 Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada. Prema received the CIBC Executive Leaders award for her work leading a multidisciplinary legal team at the forefront of the business and corporate commercial world.

In her 30-year career at BLG, Prema has progressed through increasingly senior positions, including roles within our senior management team and the firm’s partnership board, and was recently appointed as national group head, Corporate & Capital Markets. She is recognized as one of North America’s pre-eminent investment management and financial services regulatory lawyers, and is viewed by our clients and other capital markets participants and regulators as a thought leader.

Prema has been repeatedly honoured for her legal career achievements, including by Chambers Canada as one of Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Investment Funds), by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for her expertise in investment funds and asset management, and by Best Lawyers in Canada in the Mutual Funds Law and Securities Law categories. The relationships she has built with domestic and global clients has contributed significantly to the Chambers Canada Band 1 Ranking for the firm’s Investment Management groups.

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]