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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Ottawa, Ontario

At Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG), our commitment to excellence applies to everything we do. We understand that the professional and service excellence we offer to our clients is dependent on our team - our students, support staff, paralegals, patent agents and experienced legal professionals. At BLG, it begins with exceptional people.

A dynamic, full-service national law firm, BLG is a top-listed firm in The Best Lawyers in Canada®. BLG has more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and professionals working in Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal.

We offer an exceptional and outstanding experience for students and associates to launch and develop their careers. Training begins with the Mentoring Program and Professional Development Program, designed to provide students and associates with coaching, feedback, collaboration and challenge tailored to individual strengths and interests.

Our investment does not stop there. As part of our commitment to providing top-tier legal services, and to facilitate the path to partnership, we created the Professional Excellence Program - a unique, nationally coordinated initiative that encompasses substantive legal training, skills development, practice and client relationship management, as well as knowledge management - ensuring that our students and lawyers develop the skills necessary to serve our clients.

At BLG, we believe that professional development extends beyond the walls of the firm. We actively encourage all members of BLG to get involved in their communities through many of our philanthropic efforts, such as BLG Reads to Kids. We also have a thriving pro bono practice and are proud to foster an environment in which lawyers can help improve access to the justice system, make the communities where we live better places, and make a profound difference for people and organizations that otherwise would be unable to access the legal system. BLG has received numerous awards for its pro bono work.

At BLG, equity, diversity and inclusiveness are critical to our success. Our workforce reflects the diverse and multi-cultural community in which we operate. Our ability to draw on a variety of perspectives enables us to provide innovative, pragmatic and efficient legal services to our clients. We have always recognized the importance, value and effectiveness of individuals working in a collegial atmosphere with true team spirit. Cooperation, collegiality, loyalty and mutual respect are central pillars of our firm's core values.

To learn more about building a rewarding and successful legal career, please visit our website at

Contact Information

1300-100 Queen St.
Ottawa, Ontario K1P1J9

Primary Contact:
Ms. Danielle Laflamme
Senior Manager, Professional Recruiting and Student Programs
1300-100 Queen St
Ottawa, Ontario (ON) K1P 1J9
Phone: 613-787-3578
[email protected]

Secondary Contact:
Ms. Kimberley Ho
National Director, Professional Recruiting
Centennial Place, 520 3rd Ave SW
Suite 1900
Calgary, Alberta (AB) T2B 0R3
Phone: 403-232-9500
[email protected]