Toronto (October 22, 2015) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to be recognized as a leading firm in six practice areas in the 2016 edition of IFLR 1000 — The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms. In addition, the guide once again recognized seven BLG lawyers as leading lawyers in their respective fields in the guide, and 19 others were highlighted as rising stars.

The guide, which is distributed annually by Euromoney, provides key analyses of some of the world's leading financial markets and global law firms for corporate finance. In choosing firms for inclusion, the publication reviews submissions of the top matters of participating law firms, along with interviews of the firm's leading lawyers and interviews with client referees.

BLG is ranked by IFLR 1000 2016 in the following practice areas:

  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project Finance
  • Restructuring and Insolvency

BLG's lawyers included in IFLR 1000 2016:

Leading Lawyers:

Rising Stars:

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