Toronto (November 2nd, 2015) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that it has been ranked as a leading Canadian law firm for the third year in a row by The Legal 500 Canada 2016.

BLG was ranked as a top-tier performer in four categories again this year, with the firm securing 19 practice area rankings overall, up from 17 last year. In addition, 13 BLG lawyers were highlighted as leading legal professionals in their respective practice areas.

"Our strong performance in the Legal 500 is largely based on the feedback of our clients, which reflects our commitment to deliver the highest quality of service," said Sean Weir, the firm's national managing partner and CEO. "To be recognized in such a wide variety of practice areas speaks to the diverse expertise of our professionals and our ability to work together to deliver results. We are especially pleased that our Mining and Oil & Gas groups have been recognized this year."

BLG received top-tier recognition in the following areas:

  • Dispute Resolution: Alberta
  • Dispute Resolution: British Columbia
  • Energy: Power
  • Public Procurement

The Legal 500 Canada's rankings are based on the results of research that includes written submissions from the law firms ranked as well as interviews with lawyers and feedback from clients.

View the complete list of BLG lawyers and practice areas recognized by The Legal 500 Canada.

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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