Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP

Barristers & Solicitors
Patent and Trade-mark Agents

Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Canada. Our more than 500 lawyers practise in dozens of practice groups, each one of which is dedicated to a particular area of law.

Our Franchise Group combines many different practice areas, including intellectual property, real estate, commercial, corporate, securities, competition, employment, taxation, litigation and regulatory matters. We assist franchisors in setting up franchise programs from start-up or in adapting established foreign programs to the Canadian market. We assist franchisees in reviewing potential franchise arrangements and related documentation. We have experience in corporate and financial transactions involving franchisors and franchisees. Finally, if the need arises, we act as counsel on disputes among franchisors, franchisees and third parties through litigation and other forms of dispute resolution.