Career development

​Launch your career with BLG — and reach new heights. You'll get the practical experience, insightful mentorship and thoughtful evaluation you need to succeed. After all, your professional development is our future.

​Comprehensive training

Learning is for life — and we want to teach you. BLG builds on your law school education with intensive training to help you establish and maintain a successful legal practice. We prepare our students and professionals to provide clients with superior legal advice and services in a challenging, constantly-changing business environment.

BLG students participate in a comprehensive orientation to introduce them to the Firm. They also attend regular training sessions in practice management and a variety of topics in substantive law. Each one is an opportunity to build your legal knowledge and skills—to attain the standards of excellence we expect of our professionals.

Open door mentoring

As a BLG student, you'll receive guidance and support from formal mentors and supervisors who will track your progress and help monitor your workload. You'll also learn informally from top professionals with a stake in your success.

As a BLG summer or articling student, you'll be paired with a mentor who will provide guidance and support during your time at BLG

As an articling student, you'll also have a partner designated as your principal or maître de stage. He or she will monitor your progress throughout the year and provide direct tutoring and guidance.

Contemporaneous feedback

Your mentors and supervisors provide formal evaluations as well as informal progress reports during your time at BLG. Your development and success depends on open communication, so take advantage of your mentors' and supervisors' experience and expertise.