Toronto (November 3, 2015) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to be recognized as a leading Canadian tax law firm in the 2016 edition of World Tax.

"To be independently verified as a leader in tax law speaks to our level of expertise and focus on service we provide our clients," said Marc Jolicoeur, national group head of Specialized Business Law at BLG. "Our tax professionals have the knowledge and experience to represent domestic and foreign companies in Canada. The group provides innovative legal solutions for our clients which in many instances have set precedents in Canadian tax law."

World Tax, published by International Tax Review (ITR), is a comprehensive guide to the world's leading tax law and accounting firms in over 80 jurisdictions. Its rankings are based on external research with advisers and clients by specialist tax journalists.

"We take great pride in helping our clients navigate Canada's complex tax laws, whether they are completing a commercial transaction, launching an investment fund or managing their estate," said Lindsay Holmes, QC, national leader of BLG's Tax Group. "Our team works closely with BLG's other practice areas to ensure our clients' tax needs are covered."

BLG's Tax Group has extensive experience providing advice in a broad range of taxation matters including inbound and outbound structuring, commodity taxation, litigation, investment funds, reorganizations and restructurings, insurance taxation, employee benefits and pensions, and trust and estate litigation. The Tax Group includes more than 60 tax professionals across Canada, including lawyers and Chartered Professional Accountants.

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