Aleem Merali


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Aleem is an associate at BLG’s Calgary office.

Prior to law school, Aleem worked as a Corporate Finance Analyst at a national firm where he worked on a broad range of M&A transactions, financial advisory services, and insolvency & corporate recovery matters. He has also worked in management consulting.

During law school, Aleem volunteered with Student Legal Services, was a member of the Alumni Committee, and received the Odishaw Family Prize in Techniques in Negotiation.

Throughout recruitment, BLG stood out to Aleem for its entrepreneurial culture, commitment to giving back to the community, and particular emphasis on mentorship and fostering student development.

In his spare time, you can find Aleem on the golf course, playing competitive squash, travelling, and trying local restaurants.


  • JD with Distinction, University of Alberta, 2021
  • BA with Distinction, University of Alberta, 2014