Martin Abadi
Martin Abadi

Counsel | Transportation, Maritime Law, Automotive, Insurance and Tort Liability, Business and Corporate Commercial, Corporate Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, International Trade Litigation and Arbitration, Product Liability



Line Abecassis
Line Abecassis

Partner | Commercial Real Estate



Jeremy Ablaza
Jeremy Ablaza

Senior Associate | Insurance and Tort Liability, Municipal Liability, Product Liability, Autonomous Vehicles




Electricity Markets

BLG’s Electricity Group is a top-ranked, multidisciplinary team that has the expertise to offer you advice and information on all legal and business issues, opportunities and developments facing the electricity sector

Main Contact

Linda L. Bertoldi 

Aboriginal Law

It begins with a strong, experienced team committed to delivering service excellence and results which exceed client expectations.

Main Contact

Nadir André  | Scott Kerwin 

Oil and Gas

Our Group provides support and counsel in every aspect of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, project development and financings, and co-ownership and operational issues ​

Main Contact

David C. Whelan QC

News & Publications

BLG’s Intellectual Property Group Honoured by Managing IP
March 16, 2018 - Group Wins for Canadian Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year and Milestone Case of the Year

Federal Court of Appeal Reaffirms the Validity of Transactional Common Interest Privilege
March 15, 2018 - Iggillis Holdings Inc. v Canada (National Revenue)

Ontario Proposes Regulations to Further Protect Patients from Sexual Abuse
March 15, 2018 - The government has now proposed three additional changes following Bill 87.


Looking Forward to the 2018 IPPSA Conference and the Release of the BLG Podcast

March 15, 2018

​In advance of the 2018 IPPSA Conference, taking place March 18th to 20th in Banff, BLG is excited to announce the release of the BLG Podcast New Opportunities in the Alberta Electricity Market. In this episode, BLG partner's Kent Howie and Alan Ross discuss industry trends, key developments, and legal issues present in Alberta's power market. They also take a look ahead at what to expect for 2018. [Read more...]

Federal Court of Appeal Ends Uncertainty Regarding Transactional Common Interest Privilege

March 14, 2018

The Federal Court of Appeal has confirmed that solicitor-client privilege continues to apply to legal advice that is shared with non-clients in furtherance of the completion of a transaction.

Query, Inquiry? NEB Announces There Will Be No Inquiry of Tolls, Tariffs and Competition in Northeast BC

March 14, 2018

​In March of 2017, the National Energy Board ("NEB" or the "Board") announced it was initiating a process to determine whether to hold an inquiry of the tolling methodologies and tariff provisions in regulated natural gas pipelines in Northeastern British Columbia. NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. ("NGTL"), Westcoast Energy Inc. carrying on business as Spectra Energy Transmission ("Westcoast") and Alliance Pipeline ("Alliance") all operate natural gas pipelines in the area and compete with one another to supply gas, but have distinct tolling methodologies and tariff provisions. [Read more...]


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