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Blakes Litigation Team Wins Five Benchmark Canada Awards

May 9, 2024

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is pleased to announce that our Litigation & Dispute Resolution group has won five honours at this year’s Benchmark Canada Awards, including three Firm of the Year awards.

Blakes Awards

  • Arbitration Firm of the Year (seventh consecutive year)

  • White Collar Crime/Enforcement Firm of the Year (fifth consecutive year)

  • Class Actions Firm of the Year for 2024

  • Impact Case of the Year for TotalEnergies EP Canada Ltd. v. Suncor Energy Inc. et al.

  • Alberta Litigator of the Year (David Tupper) for 2024, recognizing David’s continued excellence and success in litigation

This year's shortlist included 21 Blakes lawyers and specialty litigation areas, highlighting the depth and breadth of our team’s expertise.

Click here to see the full list of award winners.

Blakes Rankings

In further recognition of the Firm’s reputation for significant, complex litigation work, Michael Barrack and David Tupper were once again named in Benchmark Canada’s Top 50 Trial Lawyers list.

Blakes also built on its track record of top-tier rankings in the 2024 edition of Benchmark Litigation Canada. Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution group is Highly Recommended — the guide’s top ranking — for Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec. Fifty Blakes litigators were individually ranked as well.

To learn more about our litigation practice, please visit our Litigation & Dispute Resolution page.

About Benchmark Litigation

Researchers at Benchmark spend six months conducting extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms. During these interviews, researchers examine recent law firm casework and ask individual litigators to offer their professional opinions on peers.