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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 

Lawyers, Patent & Trade-mark Agents

Toronto, Ontario Office
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Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario  M5H 3Y4

(City of Toronto)

Telephone: 416.367.6000
Fax: 416.367.6749
http://www.blg.com



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Admiralty/Maritime LawAntitrust Law
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Aviation LawBanking Law
Bankruptcy LawBusiness Law
Class ActionsCommercial Law
Commercial LitigationComputer Law
Construction LawCorporate Law
Creditors RightsEducation Law
Employment Benefits LawEnergy Law
Environmental LawFamily Law
Franchise LawGovernment Contracts
Health Care LawImmigration and Naturalization
Insurance DefenseInsurance Law
Intellectual Property LawInternational Business Law
International Trade LawLabor and Employment Law
Land Use LawLegal Malpractice
Medical MalpracticeMergers and Acquisitions
Municipal and Zoning LawNatural Resources Law
Nonprofit and Tax Exempt OrganizationsOccupational Safety and Health
Personal InjuryProduct Liability Law
Professional LiabilityReal Estate Law
Securities LawSports and Entertainment Law
Tax LawTransportation Law
Trusts and Estates, Wills and ProbateWorkers Compensation
 
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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.



 

Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Class ActionsElectricity Markets
Financial ServicesMergers & Acquisitions
Public-Private Infrastructure ProjectsSecurities & Capital Markets
Tax


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.

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Court of Appeal Allows Action Against Police and Crown to Continue: Phillion v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2014 ONCA 567
Adriana De Marco, September 15, 2014
The plaintiff was convicted of murder in 1972. He protested his innocence over the next several decades. He was eventually able to re-open his case and received previously undisclosed and potentially exculpatory alibi evidence. The plaintiff’s conviction was ultimately quashed on a reference...

Ontario Human Rights Commissions Releases New Policy on Protecting Those with Psychosocial Disabilities
Barbara Walker-Renshaw,Melanie Warner,Wendy Whelan, September 15, 2014
On June 18, 2014, The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released its new Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions (the “Policy”). The Policy builds on the OHRC’s Policy and guidelines on disability and the duty to accommodate, and...

Recent Russian Sanctions Expansions Include Limits on New Debt and Equity Transactions
Kenneth S. Atlas,Jennifer Radford, September 15, 2014
When the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations were recently amended in late July, they were restructured such that there are now three groups of “designated persons.” The nature of the restructuring has implications for the Canadian financial services sector.




Clients:
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.


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