8/10/2016


Leading the way in litigation, three Blakes lawyers – Jill Lawrie, Catherine Beagan Flood and Andrea Laing – have been recognized among the country’s top litigators in the 2016 edition of Benchmark’s Top 25 Women in Litigation​ – Canada.  The news comes only a few weeks after two other group members earned the top spots in two prestigious associations: Paul Schabas elected as head of the Law Society of Upper Canada; and Bradley Berg elected President of The Advocates’ Society. 

Members of the Blakes Litigation & Dispute Resolution group have also been recognized by the following publications:

  • 24 lawyers recognized by Chambers Canada and/or Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business across 7 sub-areas
  • 38 lawyers recognized by Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys across 21 sub-areas
  • 33 lawyers recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada across 12 sub-areas
  • 22 lawyers recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory across 8 sub-areas
  • 10 lawyers recognized by The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada across 7 sub-areas 
  • 8 lawyers recognized by The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada across 6 sub-areas
  • 5 lawyers recognized by The Legal 500 Canada across 5 sub-areas
  • 8 lawyers recognized by Who’s Who Legal across 4 sub-areas