We are pleased to announce that Blakes has been named Banking Team of the Year in the inaugural Chambers Canada Awards, which celebrate excellence in the legal profession. Blakes was also recognized as one of the five market leaders in M&A.

In addition, Blakes received the most top-tier firm rankings of any firm listed in the first edition of Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business. We also received a total of 170 rankings across 26 practice areas. Nominations for the Chambers Canada Awards were based on extensive research for the guide.

Blakes is continuously recognized as a leading Canadian firm in Chambers guides and awards. We have been awarded Law Firm of the Year: Canada four times (2004, 2007, 2012 and 2013) and consistently receive top rankings in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, all as a result of feedback from clients and peers. Most recently, we received the highest number of rankings of all Canadian firms in the 2015 edition.