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BLG wins 4 Firm of the Year awards, 80 lawyers named “Stars” by Benchmark Litigation Canada

National (May 11, 2023) – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP’s Disputes Group celebrated another impressive year of wins at the 2023 Benchmark Litigation Awards.

In addition to being ranked a “highly recommended firm” in all its regions across Canada, BLG was named:

BLG also won an Impact Case Award for Fareed Pirani et al v. Haider Pirani et al.

Eighty BLG lawyers — almost a quarter of the firm’s Disputes team—were recognized by Benchmark at the awards event in Toronto. Sixty-four BLG lawyers were named Litigation Stars and 16 were named Future Stars.

Robert Deane was once again named Arbitration Lawyer of the Year. Québec Litigator of the Year went to Mathieu Piché-Messier, who was also named a Top 50 Trial Lawyer for the second consecutive year.

Benchmark Litigation is the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers.

It provides law firm and lawyer rankings based on a rigorous methodology, including extensive interviews with litigators, dispute resolution specialists and their clients as well as analysis of the market’s most important cases and firm developments.

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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