Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Title: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Category: Legal
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Added on: Jun 16, 2012
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP is a law firm, with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and the Waterloo Region. It is the largest full-service law firm, governed by a national council, which is made up of partners from across the country. The main competitors of Borden Ladner Gervais are Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, and others.

In 2000, the law firms of Scott & Aylen, McMaster Gervais, Howard, Mackie, Ladner Downs, Borden & Elliot merged, and BGL was created. BGL acquired the law firm Armstrong Perkins Hudson in 2002, which was the largest securities boutique, working on the territory of Western Canada. Thus, the firm’s corporate securities practice was strengthened. The firm opened its 6th office in 2003, when Armstrong & Associates joined it. Armstrong & Associates specialized in property law. The Waterloo Region office was joined by Shortt Hanbridge Richardson and Welch in 2008.

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP specializes in intellectual property, commercial litigation, and business law solutions. The legal teams of the firm deliver solution to its clients in a number of areas of law. Among these are appeal and review, intellectual property litigation, international trade and arbitration, labor and employment, and many others. In the area of immigration law, for example, the firm assists its clients throughout the process – from determination of eligibility/ case analysis to visa and immigration services. In the area of insolvency and restructuring, the company specializes in tax and real estate, pensions, competition, restructuring solutions, and many others. The lawyers of the company act on behalf of clients coming from a range of industries, including manufacturing, forestry, financial services, and more. In addition, the company specializes in the field of climate change, with experience and expertise in a variety of areas of energy, environmental, and climate change law – internationally and in Canada. Clients of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP range from businesses to trade associations and government agencies. The Climate Change Group of the firm offers strategic planning and legal services regarding municipal regulations and land use planning, emissions trading, regulatory compliance, and others.
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