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BLAKES ONCE AGAIN ONE OF THE TOP FIRMS IN CHAMBERS GLOBAL
Blakes is once again one of the top firms in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In the 2014 edition, Blkes has a total of 123 rankings, with 18 of their litigators recognized as leading practitioners across eight dispute resolution categories.
Blakes achieved a Band 1 ranking in the national Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) category and was noted as being “…at the forefront of the market for the defence of class actions across Canada….” Sources say that the Blakes Class Action Defence team includes "[s]ome of the most outstanding lawyers I have ever seen in terms of preparation, cross-examination and the way they assemble their trial team." Gordon McKee and Robert Torralbo were ranked in Band 1.
The Blakes Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice was also ranked as a leading practice in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec, as well as in the areas of Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, Competition/Antitrust: Litigators, and Tax: Litigation.