As the largest full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers the most comprehensive legal solutions and client services for domestic and international clients – across more practice areas and industry sectors – than any other Canadian firm. With more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves businesses and institutions across all of their legal needs – from M&A and capital markets; to major litigation, financing and regulatory matters. BLG is the largest of Canada’s few AmLaw Global 100 firms, with five full-service offices located in each of Canada’s principal business markets and the nation’s capital. As a bilingual English–French firm, BLG practices under both the common and civil law systems in Canada. BLG has a legacy of ‘firsts’ – from being Canada’s first founded law firm, to one of the first in North America to implement client service standards, and receive numerous legal industry recognitions for innovation in client service and value. BLG takes great pride in the communities it serves, and supports a variety of initiatives including pro bono legal services, community fundraising and volunteer programmes.