Toronto (June 21, 2010) – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), Canada's largest law firm, announced that its senior governing body, the National Council has re-appointed Sean Weir as National Managing Partner and CEO for a third five year term.

“Sean is a very talented and experienced lawyer, with a remarkable dedication to BLG and to our clients,” said Guy Pratte, Chair of BLG's National Council. “BLG's success is built on its commitment to delivering the best possible results for all of our clients. Sean is devoted to the firm's unwavering pursuit of professional excellence and has done a tremendous job leading the firm over the past 10 years. His passion and drive make him an exceptional leader.”

Sean was originally appointed as National Managing Partner in 2000 and also serves on the firm's National Council, the firm's National Executive Committee and Regional Management Committee.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents, and other professionals working in six major Canadian cities, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP is the largest Canadian full-service law firm focusing on business law, litigation and intellectual property solutions. BLG provides bilingual services in virtually every area of law, and represents a wide range of regional, national and multinational organizations. For further information, visit www.blg.com.

For more information, please contact:
Tricia Weagant
Ketchum Public Relations (for BLG)
tricia.weagant@ketchum.com
416-355-7431