The defence sector is emerging as one of Canada’s most complex areas of law. A deep understanding of this sector is becoming increasingly more important to both private and public organizations, brought on by regulatory changes, high-stakes transactions and matters of national security. Organizations operating in the defence sector often work at the interface of government and business, and must contend with issues that require innovative, practical and effective solutions from multidisciplinary legal advisors who understand the unique business environment and regulatory frameworks within which they operate.
The Blakes Defence group provides clients with a comprehensive approach to regulatory, privacy, international trade, finance, M&A, tax, litigation and general corporate law. Our team is comprised of dedicated professionals with backgrounds in areas most relevant to the defence sector, including domestic and international aviation regulation, aerospace and aviation policy, procurement, export controls, transportation security, international satellite operations, radio communications, and intellectual property.
Clients depend on our cross-disciplinary approach that allows us to represent them efficiently and cost-effectively in a variety of issues, including litigation, due diligence and compliance, regulatory, and commercial. Our national and international presence means that Blakes can provide seamless, first-tier coverage on large, complex mandates, as well as ready access to other specialized practice areas within the Firm to provide a comprehensive and experienced range of advice.