Corporate Associate (Ottawa Office)

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is seeking an Associate with three to five years of corporate and commercial experience to join our leading national corporate practice group in the Ottawa office. This position will be highly integrated with the Toronto office and nationally.

Blakes is trusted to provide advice to leading businesses in Canada and worldwide. Our Corporate team provides strategic legal advice, particularly in complex negotiated transactions, both within Canada and internationally. Our lawyers focus on private M&A transactions, including private equity, strategic acquisitions and dispositions, and investments in emerging technology companies. Members of the corporate group also work on major power, infrastructure and public-private partnership (P3) projects and support a full range of commercial matters. The group helps clients understand and manage the legal issues that impact their businesses, including advising on transformative joint ventures, and complex corporate reorganizations.  For more information on the Blakes Corporate group, please visit

All interested applicants should submit their cover letter, résumé and all post-secondary school transcripts directly to our online application portal by clicking on submit application or visit

Applications should be addressed to Kari Abrams, Director, Legal Personnel & Professional Development, Employment Counsel.

Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment composed of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.

The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.