Located in the heart of the city’s financial district, the Toronto office provides legal expertise in virtually every area of business law. The Toronto office’s student program has built a reputation of providing students with a rewarding and educational experience by offering students:
- The opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge by working with lawyers who are at the top of their game
- A chance to participate in a leading professional development program
- An environment in which students may form lasting friendships with a large group of successful law students
There are many integral components to the Toronto office’s student program, all of which interact to ensure that each student’s experience at Blakes is a positive one. From rotation selections to coffee talks, mentoring to an extensive professional development program, Blakes works hard to ensure that all students have a rewarding summer and/or articling term.
What truly sets Blakes apart is its commitment to pro bono work and the importance that the Firm places on equity and diversity as a core value. The Firm strongly believes that engaging in pro bono work helps both the community and the development of our legal professionals. Moreover, the Firm actively seeks to be a leader among Canadian law firms in promoting equity and diversity in the legal profession.
Blakes actively seeks out students who have a strong desire to learn and be constantly challenged, who want to work hard and strive for excellence, who are intelligent, enthusiastic and motivated, and who thrive working both independently and in a team environment.