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Named Canada Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal for 10th Consecutive Year

May 10, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Blakes was once again selected as the leading law firm in Canada in the Who’s Who Legal AwardsBlakes has been honoured with this award for a decade – ahead of all other Canadian firms. 

Blakes was also selected as the M&A Firm of the Year and Partner Jonathan Kahn​ was named Environment Lawyer of the Year.

According to Who’s Who Legal Editor Rupert Wilson, "This is the 10th time Blakes has won the Canadian country award, an impressive achievement indeed. With 127 lawyers listed across 26 international practice area guides worldwide, the firm shows its strength as a major international player.”​


Now in their 14th year, the Who’s Who Legal Awards are based on an independent six-month research process that encompasses feedback from private practitioners, clients and other experts in the sector. The results are then compiled to determine which firms have achieved outstanding results in their country overall.


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(Left to right) Partners Michael Kariya, Jennifer Maxwell, Iris Antonios and Jonathan Kahn​
at the 2018 Who's Who Legal Awards gala in London, U.K.