With offices throughout the world and expertise in nearly all areas of Canadian business, Blakes is recognized as one of Canada's leading law firms. Clients regularly retain us because of our unmatched expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, banking, competition, antitrust and foreign investment, regulatory matters, commodity tax and customs, taxation, and real estate matters. Indian clients know that they can rely on our lawyers for strategic business advice and guidance through Canada’s legislative and regulatory framework, including foreign investment regulations and disclosure requirements. As one of the world’s top-rated law firms for M&A and a leading Canadian law firm for global M&A deals, our Indian clients rely on us to represent them in their outbound investments and cross-border M&A transactions.
Based on our deep industry knowledge, extensive experience working with Indian companies and legal skill, some of the largest Indian companies and conglomerates seek our advice with respect to their business activities in Canada and the Gulf Region. Our expertise in various sectors includes infrastructure, oil and gas, power, mining, agribusiness, banking, telecommunications, and information technology. In addition, we work closely with contacts at top Indian law firms to prepare and assist our Canadian and international clients with their business plans for India in areas such as outsourcing, mergers and acquisitions, and a wide range of commercial dealings.
Blakes lawyers are active in a number of India-related business organizations, including Canada-India Business Council, U.S.-India Business Council, National South Asian Bar Association, the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce, The Indus Entrepreneurs, and the Quebec-India Business Council.