LAWFUEL – Law Firm Newswire – Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP (Blak…

LAWFUEL – Law Firm Newswire – Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP (Blakes) ranks number one by deal count for announced Canadian transactions on the Bloomberg and Thomson Financial M&A league tables for the first quarter of 2007. Blakes also ranks 10th on the announced global transaction list by deal count on the Bloomberg tables, ahead of any other Canadian law firm.

Founded in 1856, Blakes has more than 500 lawyers and offices in Canada, the United States, Europe and China. In October 2006, and for the fourth consecutive year, Blakes was the only law firm named one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers” in Maclean’s newsmagazine. More information on Blakes is available by visiting the Firm’s Web site at www.blakes.com.