11/24/2014

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s leading business law firms, is pleased to announce that two of its partners, Roy Millen and Paul Singh have been honoured as “Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.” The awards ceremony took place last Thursday night at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto.

“We are very proud of Roy and P​aul for their achievements,” said Brock Gibson, the Firm’s Chair. “They are both excellent lawyers who serve their clients well, and I congratulate them on behalf of the Firm.”

Paul Singh shares his time between Toronto and Calgary and focuses on corporate and commercial law, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and energy. He has advised public and private corporations, as well as institutional investors, on a broad range of domestic and international commercial transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, reorganizations and financing transactions.

Roy Millen is based in Vancouver and carries on a diverse practice with particular experience in aboriginal law, commercial litigation and international trade. Clients appreciate Roy's ability to provide prompt, straightforward and business-savvy advice in areas of the law that are complex and continually evolving. 

About Lexpert Rising Stars

The “Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40” awards are presented to lawyers from law firms and in-house counsel, aged 40 or under, who are seen to be rising stars in the Canadian legal community. Lexpert selects the finalists based on a number of criteria, and an advisory board votes on the winning candidates.

About Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

At Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, we serve a diverse national and international client base, and our integrated office network provides clients with access to the Firm's full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Blakes has offices across Canada and in New York, London, Bahrain, Beijing and associated offices in Al-Khobar and Shanghai. Thanks to our clients and the challenging work they generate, in 2013, Blakes was named "Law Firm of the Year: Canada" by Chambers and Partners. This is the fourth time we have been honoured with this award, more than any other Canadian firm. Blakes was also named "Canada Law Firm of the Year" for the fifth consecutive year by Who's Who Legal. For the last five years, Blakes has been the busiest Canadian M&A law firm, according to Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters league tables. 

More information on Blakes is available by visiting the Firm's website at www.blakes.com or by following us on Twitter @BlakesLaw.

 

 


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