Toronto (August 25, 2014)Today Best Lawyers® in Canada recognized Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) as the top firm for the seventh consecutive year with 240 lawyers recognized.

“It is gratifying to see our colleagues recognized by our peers at other firms,” said Sean Weir, BLG’s national managing partner and CEO. “I would like to congratulate everyone who has been recognized and to thank the lawyers from our firm for their high calibre work and professionalism which makes BLG number one year after year.”

The following 13 BLG lawyers achieved the status of “Lawyer of the Year”, an honour conferred on only one lawyer for each practice area in any given city:

Best Lawyers® has ranked legal practitioners and firms across multiple practice areas through exhaustive peer-review surveys of the legal community for more than 25 years. Those surveyed are asked to assess their peers on their legal ability, professionalism and integrity. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® is one of the well-respected publications in the legal profession.

View a complete list of BLG lawyers recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada®.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration and intellectual property solutions for our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in six Canadian cities, BLG assists clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.

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