Blakes Named “Law Firm of the Year: Canada” for Fourth Time

Blakes Named "Law Firm of the Year: Canada" for Fourth Time

(March 15, 2013) –  – Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s leading business law firms, today announced that it has been named “Law Firm of the Year: Canada” by Chambers and Partners, one of the world’s leading publishers of legal directories and trade periodicals.

This is the fourth time Blakes has received this recognition, having previously won in 2004, 2007 and 2012. Nominations for the awards were based on research for the 2013 Chambers Global guide, which includes input received from law firms and clients around the world. Winners are then selected based on the firms’ overall performance as well as their involvement in the highest profile and most cutting-edge deals and cases across the world. According to Chambers,

“This prominent national firm continues to attract market-leading work across all practice areas and sectors.”  “Blakes is honoured to have received this prestigious recognition for the fourth time and for the second year in a row,” said Brock Gibson, Chair of the Firm.

“Clearly we would not have received this without the trust of our clients and the efforts of our dedicated lawyers and staff. We thank all of them and look forward to continued future success together.” About Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP  At Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, we serve a diverse national and international client base and our integrated office network provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law.

Blakes has offices across Canada and in New York, Chicago, London, Bahrain, Beijing and associated offices in Al-Khobar and Shanghai. In 2012, Blakes was named “Canada Law Firm of the Year” for the fourth consecutive year by Who’s Who Legal. For the last five years, Blakes has been the busiest Canadian M&A law firm, according to Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters league tables.More information on Blakes is available by visiting the Firm’s website at or by following us on Twitter @BlakesLaw.

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