Montréal (October 5, 2015)Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is proud to announce that 78 lawyers across the firm were named leading individuals in the first ever Chambers Canada guide, and the firm was recognized in 38 areas of law.

“BLG has a long-standing history of providing leading services to our clients, and it is an honour to see this many BLG lawyers acknowledged in the highest respect by Chambers,” said Sean Weir, national managing partner and CEO, BLG. “Our results in the Chambers Canada guide show that across the board, we are a go-to firm for companies in Canada or those looking to enter the market.”

BLG received top tier (band 1) recognition in 10 practice areas, including:

One of the world's most reputable legal ranking publishers, Chambers & Partners launched its inaugural Chambers Canada guide this year. Chambers rankings are determined by a team of full-time researchers who conduct interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. With the help of Chambers' editors, these researchers identify and rank Canada's best lawyers, according to performance in the areas most valued by clients, including technical expertise, business acumen, prompt delivery and value for money. Law firms and lawyers are ranked in bands, with 1 being the highest ranking.

See the full list of BLG lawyers recognized in the 2016 edition of Chambers Canada.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading , national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country's largest law firms with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Eusis Dougan-McKenzie
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
EDouganMcKenzie@blg.com
416.350.2676

Talha Wasti
Environics Communications Inc.
TWasti@environicspr.com
416.969.2658

Alida Alepian
Capital Image
AAlepian@capital-image.com
514.739.1188 ext.239