Leading Canadian Firm Focuses on China
TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce its expansion into China with the opening of a representative office in Beijing. As Canada's largest and most diverse law firm with a wide range of practice areas and offices in Canada's major business centres, BLG is uniquely positioned to serve the interests of Chinese companies.
"BLG has worked with both state-owned and private Chinese enterprises, so we have existing ties and a strong understanding of their interests in Canada and requirements from a law firm," commented Sean Weir, national managing partner and CEO, BLG. "We believe we are laying down an important marker and demonstrating our commitment to China and our Chinese clients."
This representative office will help solidify and grow relationships in Beijing. It will also place BLG at the epicentre of China's administrative, policy and regulatory activity. Having represented Chinese buyers in several corporate acquisitions, BLG understands the legal, regulatory and cultural aspects of doing business between Canada and China and looks forward to building on its past success and growing its relationship with Chinese businesses.
BLG's China Focus Group has a breadth and depth of experience in assisting clients in conducting business in Canada and in China. In addition to assisting Chinese companies seeking to do business in Canada, its experience has also allowed it to enable Canadian companies to pursue business opportunities in China. Using a multidisciplinary approach its team of lawyers and intellectual property specialists provide efficient and effective advice regarding any issue a business, individual or governmental client might face.
About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in six Canadian cities, BLG assists clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.
SOURCE: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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