Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Lawyers, Patent & Trade-mark Agents
Toronto, Ontario OfficeView all offices
Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West
(City of Toronto)
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Office Hours:Monday: 08:30 AM-05:30 PM
Tuesday: 08:30 AM-05:30 PM
Wednesday: 08:30 AM-05:30 PM
Thursday: 08:30 AM-05:30 PM
Friday: 08:30 AM-05:30 PM
|Admiralty/Maritime Law||Antitrust Law|
|Aviation Law||Banking Law|
|Bankruptcy Law||Business Law|
|Class Actions||Commercial Law|
|Commercial Litigation||Computer Law|
|Construction Law||Corporate Law|
|Creditors Rights||Education Law|
|Employment Benefits Law||Energy Law|
|Environmental Law||Family Law|
|Franchise Law||Government Contracts|
|Health Care Law||Immigration and Naturalization|
|Insurance Defense||Insurance Law|
|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 leading full-service, Canadian law firm, is driven to help achieve the best possible results for all our clients. BLG's more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other legal professionals in five offices provide corporate, litigation and arbitration, as well as intellectual property solutions to a wide range of clients nationally and internationally. 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 BLG's 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 where 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.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Statement of Practice Summary:
Capital Markets; Climate Change; Class Actions; Commercial Leasing; Construction Law; Derivatives; Appellate Practice; Environmental Law; Entertainment Law; Electricity Law; Education Law; Employee Benefits; Biotechnology; Business Immigration; Finance; Fidelity and Surety; Commercial Real Estate; Franchises and Franchising; Fraud; Government Relations; Health Care; Insolvency; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation; International Trade; Investment Management; Forestry Law; Labor (Labour) and Employment; Hotel and Resort Law; Hospitality Law; Municipal Law; Information Technology; Products Liability; Lender Law; Japan Trade; Maritime Law; Marketing Law; Regulatory Law; Securities; Taxation; Pensions; Pacific Rim Trade; Tort Liability; Public Law; Sponsorship Law; Structured Finance; Transportation; Aboriginal Law; Advertising Law; Aviation Law; Banking Litigation; China Trade; Commercial Real Estate Finance; 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.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Joint Ownership: No Longer Simple
Arthur Fish, July 16, 2015
Joint ownership is common, easy and cheap to set up and surprisingly complicated in practice. Ontario charges estate administration tax at the rate of 1.5% per on the date of death value of the assets in an estate. It has become increasingly common for people to try to avoid this tax by putting...
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.