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Blakes Welcomes 13 Lawyers to Partnership

January 23, 2024

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) has promoted 13 lawyers to its partnership. They come from across our offices in Canada and work in a variety of practice areas and industries. 

“We congratulate our new Blakes Partners. They have all demonstrated legal excellence, developed deep relationships with our clients and colleagues, and been committed to learning our clients’ businesses and industries. We are a stronger Firm with them as Partners,” said Firm Chair Geoff Belsher

“We are delighted to welcome this group of emerging leaders into the partnership,” added Firm Managing Partner Bryson Stokes. “They all bring a business-oriented approach to their practices and have demonstrated an exceptional commitment and dedication to our clients, the Firm and our communities. We wish them all well is this next chapter of their careers.”

Our new Partners are:

Geoff Adair, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Calgary

Philipp Knoll, Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation, Toronto, Ottawa

Shavone Bazarkewich, Tax, Toronto

Anthony Lanouette-Marier, Corporate & Commercial, Montréal

Danielle Butler, Financial Services, Toronto

Patrick Lapierre, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Montréal

Taylor Dickinson, Capital Markets, Toronto

Lauren Leahy, Capital Markets, Toronto

Ahmed Elsaghir, Tax, Calgary

Eric Leinveer, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Toronto

Emily Hazlett, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Toronto

Meaghan Parry, Corporate & Commercial, Toronto

Joshua Hutchinson, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Vancouver


New Partners
Pictured from left to right, top to bottom: Geoff Adair, Shavone Bazarkewich, Danielle Butler, Taylor Dickinson Ahmed Elsaghir, Emily Hazlett, Joshua Hutchinson, Philipp Knoll, Anthony Lanouette-Marier, Patrick Lapierre, Lauren Leahy, Eric Leinveer, Meaghan Parry