Brock W. Gibson, Q.C.
Chair | Calgary, Toronto
Calgary: 403-260-9610
Toronto: 416-863-2150

Brock is Chair of Blakes and practises in the area of corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and private equity transactions. His clients include leading issuers, financial institutions, investment dealers, energy and service companies.


Brock's recent mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance experience includes acting as lead counsel on more than 170 mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, and public equity and debt offerings. He has also advised on some of the largest commercial transactions in Canada.


Brock was named one of "Alberta's 50 Most Influential People" in the July 2013 issue of Alberta Venture magazine. He is also recognized as one of the leading lawyers in Canada in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2019-2020 (Corporate Governance; Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Mining Law; Natural Resources Law; Securities Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance & Securities; Energy (Oil & Gas); Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2019 (Corporate/M&A)

  • The 2019 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Commercial Law)

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2019 (Leading Lawyer – Corporate and M&A)

  • Who's Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2019

  • The 2017 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Finance & Securities; Energy (Oil & Gas); Mergers & Acquisitions)

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada 2017 (Capital Markets - Most Highly Regarded Individual; Corporate Governance; Energy; M&A)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms - 2015 Edition (Capital Markets)

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Quoted: Blakes' brand pulls ahead of Canadian law firm pack, Acritas says
Interviewed by Julius Melnitzer, Legal Post, National Post, April 4, 2017.
Quoted: "McCarthy and Blakes continue top ranking by legal publisher Chambers"
Interviewed by Drew Hasselback, Calgary Herald, October 14, 2016
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