Partner announcement

Blakes Welcomes New Partner Norbert Knutel

February 11, 2015

Blakes, one of Canada’s leading business law firms, is pleased to announce that Norbert Knutel has become a Partner of the Firm.

Norbert practises general securities and corporate law. He has represented both issuers and agents in the structuring, development and establishment of retail structured products. He also provides ongoing legal advice to a number of investment funds with respect to regulatory compliance. Norbert has acted as counsel for purchasers and vendors in purchase transactions and for many companies on amalgamations, statutory arrangements and reorganizations. He has also acted as counsel to issuers and underwriters in public financings and private placements of equity and debt securities.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is a leading business law firm with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, London, Bahrain and Beijing. Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated office network provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Whether an issue is local or multi-jurisdictional, practice-area specific or interdisciplinary, Blakes handles transactions of all sizes and levels of complexity. We also focus on building long-term relationships with clients by providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context. More information on Blakes is available by visiting the Firm's website at or by following us on Twitter @BlakesLaw.

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Norbert Knutel

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Law School

Dalhousie University

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