|Administrative Law||Admiralty/Maritime Law|
|Antitrust Law||Appellate Practice|
|Aviation Law||Banking Law|
|Bankruptcy Law||Business Law|
|Civil Rights||Commercial Law|
|Commercial Litigation||Construction Law|
|Corporate Law||Creditors Rights|
|Employment Benefits Law||Energy Law|
|Environmental Law||Family Law|
|Franchise Law||Government Contracts|
|Government Relations||Health Care Law|
|Immigration and Naturalization||Insurance Defense|
|Intellectual Property Law||International Business Law|
|International Trade Law||Labor and Employment Law|
|Land Use Law||Legal Malpractice|
|Medical Malpractice||Mergers and Acquisitions|
|Municipal and Zoning Law||Natural Resources Law|
|Nonprofit and Tax Exempt Organizations||Occupational Safety and Health|
|Personal Injury||Product Liability Law|
|Professional Liability||Real Estate Law|
|Securities Law||Sports and Entertainment Law|
|Tax Law||Transportation Law|
|Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate||Workers Compensation|
About this office:
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), a pre-eminent full-service, Canadian law firm, is driven to help achieve the best possible results for all our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other legal professionals in six offices, BLG provides corporate, litigation and intellectual property solutions to a wide range of clients nationally and internationally. And as a bilingual English-French firm, BLG excels under both the common and civil law systems in Canada.
Understanding your businesses and how legal changes affect you today and tomorrow is BLG's business. Like you, BLG believes that nothing less than achieving results through excellence will do. This commitment to service has resulted in the frequent recognition of many of our legal professionals at home and abroad.
In addition, BLG provides insight and clarity to regional, national and multinational corporations across a variety of business sectors. BLG is also proud to represent public institutions such as universities, governments and governmental agencies, and healthcare facilities, as well as private business, trade and charitable groups. The Firm also takes great pride in the communities in which its professionals and staff live and work. BLG supports a variety of activities by providing pro bono legal services, fundraising and volunteer programs, such as the BLG Reads to Kids Program.
For further information, visit blg.com.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Appellate Practice; Biotechnology; Class Actions; Construction Law; Education Law; Employee Benefits; Electricity Law; Entertainment Law; Environmental Law; Climate Change; Fidelity and Surety; Finance; Franchises and Franchising; Fraud; Government Relations; Health Care; Business Immigration; Insolvency; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation; International Trade; Capital Markets; Derivatives; Investment Management; Labor (Labour) and Employment; Commercial Leasing; Municipal Law; Products Liability; Commercial Real Estate; Regulatory Law; Securities; Taxation; Tort Liability; Transportation; Forestry Law; Hotel and Resort Law; Hospitality Law; Information Technology; Lender Law; Japan Trade; Maritime Law; Marketing Law; Pensions; Pacific Rim Trade; Public Law; Sponsorship Law; Structured Finance; Aboriginal Law; Advertising Law; Aviation Law; Banking Litigation; China Trade; Commercial Litigation; Construction and Engineering; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance; Corporate Governance; Corporate Taxation; Directors and Officers Liability; Estates; Expropriation Law; Family Law; Financial Institution Regulation; Financial Restructuring; Franchise Distribution; Hospital Law; Information and Privacy; Mergers and Acquisitions; Mining Law; Municipal Liability; Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations; Oil and Gas Law; Police Liability; Public-Private Partnerships; Securities Litigation; Unfair Competition; Wealth Planning; Commercial Real Estate Finance.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
British Columbia Expropriation Association - Case Law Update
Evan Cooke, March 15, 2013
On 7 March 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) released its decision in Antrim Truck Centre Ltd. v. Ontario (Transportation), 2013 SCC 13, the first significant SCC decision regarding expropriation law in many years. At issue in the case was how courts should assess the...
New British Columbia Limitation Act
David A. Crerar,Michelle T. Maniago,Sarah McEachern,William K. McNaughton, February 20, 2013
On June 1, 2013 the significantly revamped Limitation Act will come into effect in British Columbia. The Act imposes a tight two-year limitation period on most claims. Any company or person with business ties to British Columbia should closely monitor areas where litigation may be necessary, and...
A Practical Guide to Software License Agreements: Fees and Related Matters
Bradley J. Freedman, February 8, 2013
Software license agreements generally require the customer to pay fees for the software license and related services, which fees are usually based upon the duration of the license and the manner in which the customer is allowed to use the software, together with applicable taxes and withholdings....
Clients come from around the world and include a wide range of commercial enterprises from major multinationals to emerging leaders. As well, BLG acts for public sector clients including governments from the municipal to national level.
Languages: Besides an overall bilingual English-French capacity, BLG offers services in Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish and Italian, among others.