Toronto (June 18, 2013) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) clients were honoured at last night’s 2013 Canadian General Counsel Awards, hosted by the National Post and ZSA Legal Recruitment. BLG is a proud sponsor of the event, and was pleased to present the Lifetime Achievement Award.

BLG congratulates its winning nominees:

  • Daniel Desjardins of Bombardier Inc. – Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Alexander Singh of West Face Capital Inc. – Winner of the Tomorrow’s Leader category

The Firm was also pleased to nominate the following finalists:

  • Ryan Caughey of Sentry Investments – Finalist in the Tomorrow’s Leader category
  • Robert Pirooz of the Pan American Silver Corp. – Finalist in the Deal Making category

In addition, BLG was pleased to see that many of their clients were nominated as finalists and recipients of the Canadian General Counsel Awards.

“Congratulations to all of our winners and finalists,” said Sean Weir, national managing partner of BLG. “These awards are recognition of the remarkable work our clients have done over the past year, and BLG is proud to have worked beside them to help achieve the best possible results for their organizations.”

The Canadian General Counsel Awards, held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, is Canada’s only national program designed exclusively to recognize excellence in the In-House Counsel community.