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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Vancouver, British Columbia

As one of Canada’s top business law firms, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) provides exceptional legal services to leading businesses in Canada and around the world. We focus on building long-term relationships with clients. We do this by staying true to our Guiding Principles and providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context.

Established in 1989, our Vancouver office provides advice and assistance to many of Western Canada’s most prominent and active financial institutions, investment dealers and commercial enterprises, as well as public-sector clients, such as Crown corporations, government ministries and municipal governments. Mining, forestry and resource industries are critical to the economy of Western Canada, and our Vancouver office is at the forefront of the Firm’s practice in these areas.
Our lawyers are experienced in all areas of counsel work and have advised on the most complex and sophisticated transactions, including corporate/commercial work, securities law matters, litigation & dispute resolution, financial services, infrastructure, tax, commercial real estate, employment and labour, intellectual property, environmental, trade, and restructuring and insolvency matters.

Thanks to our clients, Blakes continues to receive awards and top rankings in 2019. For the fifth time and fourth consecutive year, Blakes was ranked as having the leading law firm brand in the Acritas Canadian Law Firm Index. We were also named Canada Law Firm of the Year in the Who’s Who Legal Awards for the 11th consecutive year and received the most top-tier rankings by practice area of any Canadian law firm in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition, our lawyers continue to be recognized as leaders in their fields in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canada's leading guide to lawyers.

Blakes was also named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers for 2019 by Mediacorp Canada Inc., an honour we have received nine times since 2008.

Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated network of offices worldwide provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Whether an issue is local or multi-jurisdictional, practice-area specific or interdisciplinary, Blakes handles transactions of all sizes and levels of complexity.

Blakes also enthusiastically invests in the communities where we live and work — from pro bono work to supporting diversity, women's initiatives and the environment.

Contact Information

595 Burrard Street P.O. Box 49314
Suite 2600, Three Bentall Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia V7X 1L3

Primary Contact:
Ms. Jennifer McNaught
Director, Legal Personnel and Professional Development
595 Burrard Street P.O. Box 49314
Suite 2600, Three Bentall Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia (BC) V7X 1L3
Phone: (604) 631-4299

Secondary Contact:
Ms. Annette Leung
Administrative Assistant, HR & LP
595 Burrard Street P.O. Box 49314
Suite 2600, Three Bentall Centre
Vancouver, British Columbia (BC) V7X 1L3
Phone: 604-631-4246