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BLG recognized as a top law firm by Chambers Canada

National (September 29, 2022) – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to be once again recognized as a top law firm by Chambers Canada.

In this year’s 2023 Chambers Canada guide, BLG received a total of 165 rankings, including 112 lawyer rankings and 53 practice area rankings with 14 of those practice areas ranked Band 1 (Top Tier). These recognitions demonstrate our diverse legal expertise and emphasize that our clients, colleagues and peers recognize BLG as a leader in the legal industry.

BLG proudly received Band 1 rankings in the following practice areas and regions:

  • Charities/Non-profits – Nationwide – Canada
  • Construction – Nationwide – Canada
  • Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded – Alberta
  • Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded - Ontario
  • Employment & Labour – Nationwide – Canada
  • Employment & Labour – Québec
  • Healthcare: Contentious – Nationwide – Canada
  • Healthcare: Corporate/Commercial & Regulatory – Nationwide – Canada
  • International Trade/WTO – Nationwide – Canada
  • Investment Funds – Nationwide – Canada
  • Litigation: General Commercial – Alberta
  • Privacy & Data Protection – Nationwide – Canada
  • Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – Ontario
  • Transportation: Shipping – Nationwide – Canada

In addition, the following BLG lawyers received Band 1 rankings:

  • Danny Kaufer, Employment & Labour - Québec
  • Dennis O’ Connor – Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitration – Nationwide – Canada
  • Éloïse Gratton – Privacy & Data Protection – Nationwide – Canada
  • Glenn Zakaib – Litigation: Product Liability – Nationwide - Canada
  • Guy Pratte – Litigation: Administrative & Public Law – Ontario
  • James Douglas – Litigation: Securities – Ontario
  • Jean-Marie Fontaine – Transportation: Shipping – Nationwide – Canada
  • Jesse Goldman – International Trade/WTO – Nationwide – Canada
  • Lynn McGrade – Investment Funds – Nationwide – Canada
  • Richard Shaban – Construction – Nationwide – Canada
  • Victoria Prince – Charites/Non-profits – Nationwide – Canada

Furthermore, the following nine young lawyers have been identified as “Up and Coming”:

See the full list of BLG lawyers recognized in 2023 edition of Chambers Canada.

Chambers Canada rankings are determined by a team of full-time researchers who conduct interviews with lawyers and 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. Learn more about Chambers Canada and their selection process on their website.

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]