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

Brock is Chair of Blakes. He practises 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 is a member of the Blakes Executive Committee.


Brock has advised on many of Canada’s most significant mergers and acquisitions, public capital markets, and commercial transactions.


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 Legal 500 Canada 2019-2020 (Leading Lawyer – Corporate and M&A)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms - 2020 Edition (M&A and Capital Markets)

  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business - 2019-2020 (Corporate/M&A)

  • 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)

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

  • 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.
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