Financial Services Associates

Our Financial Services group at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is growing. Blakes is widely regarded as the market leader for financial services, and we are looking for Associates with two to five years of experience to join the Toronto office in the transactional practice.

Blakes has the top-ranked financial services practice. Our Financial Services transactional lawyers are highly respected and internationally recognized, and our practice covers a broad range of asset classes for both lender-side and borrower-side mandates. Areas serviced by our Financial Services transactional practice include syndicated lending, leveraged finance, aerospace finance, mining finance, asset-based loans, project and infrastructure finance, energy finance, equipment finance, real estate finance, structured finance, and securitizations. Blakes regularly acts as counsel to many of Canada’s major financial institutions, as well as U.S., European and other non-Canadian financial services providers.

Our multidisciplinary team regularly advises leading U.S., European, Asian and other non-Canadian banks and their affiliates on structuring cross-border arrangements in compliance with Canada’s banking legislation and other applicable Canadian laws. We also assist clients in their dealings with federal, provincial and industry regulators.

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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 visiting our careers website. Applications should be addressed to: Kari Abrams, Director, Legal Personnel & Professional Development

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.