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12 Blakes Lawyers Join Firm Partnership

12 Blakes Lawyers Join Firm Partnership
January 18, 2021

TORONTO (January 18, 2021) – Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s leading law firms, has announced the promotion of 12 associates to partnership from their offices across Canada.

“Our clients rely on us to resolve their most pressing and complex issues,” Firm Chair Brock Gibson said. “These partners embody our unwavering commitment to deliver results that help our clients succeed, even in the most difficult circumstances. The new partners, a majority of whom are women, reflect our commitment to excellence. Their diverse experiences and backgrounds increase our agility in addressing the challenges our clients face and make us a stronger firm.”

“We are delighted to build on our partnership ranks with these incredibly talented people,” added Firm Managing Partner Bryson Stokes. “They are exceptional lawyers who uphold the rigorous standards and inclusive work culture that make us the firm we are. I congratulate and welcome each of these individuals into the Blakes partnership.”

Our new partners (in alphabetical order) are:


Blakes 12 New Partners - 2021
R1: Anna Abbott, Ariane Bisaillon, Patrick Gordon and Jennifer Hancock R2: Ky Kvisle, Tamara Nachmani, Rianna Ritchie and Aryo Shalviri R3: Alyssa Shivji, Linda Tu, Mike Ventresca and Joe Zed