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Blakes Appoints Brian Facey as Chair, Strategic Business Initiatives

January 30, 2023

TORONTO (January 26, 2023) – Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes or the Firm), Canada’s top business law firm, is pleased to announce that Partner Brian Facey has been appointed as Chair, Strategic Business Initiatives for the Firm. 

Brian will continue his leading Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment practice and will also lead key strategic business initiatives for the Firm. He is also a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.

“The strategies we use to attract, retain and serve our clients are constantly evolving, and we need to innovate in these areas. Brian is one of our most client-focused partners and is perfectly suited to lead these initiatives on behalf of the Firm,” said Chair Geoffrey Belsher.

“My practice will continue as usual, but in this new role, I will help formulate and implement key strategic business initiatives to help the Firm grow new and existing client relationships,” said Facey.

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At Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), we serve a diverse national and international client base. Our integrated network of offices provides clients with access to the Firm's full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Thanks to our clients, Blakes continues to receive awards and top rankings. In 2022, and for the seventh consecutive year, Blakes was named the leading law firm brand in the Thomson Reuters Canada Law Firm Brand Index. The Firm also received the most nationwide Band 1 practice rankings of any Canadian law firm for the fifth consecutive year in the 2022 edition of Chambers Canada: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. More information on Blakes is available on our website or by following us on LinkedIn.