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Brittany Shamess Joins Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Toronto Office

September 26, 2016

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP is pleased to welcome Brittany Shamess to the Litigation Group.

Brittany completed her J.D. at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She spent a semester studying abroad in Hong Kong during her last year of law school. She holds an M.A. in political science from the University of Victoria and a B.A. from Western University, where she graduated with distinction.

While at law school, Brittany worked as a research assistant for professors Markus Dubber and Martha Shaffer. She also served as a senior editor for the Critical Analysis of Law journal and as an executive member for Artists’ Legal Advice Services. Brittany has previously worked on privacy law compliance projects as a research assistant in Victoria and has also worked as a journalism intern in India.

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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Brittany Shamess

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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University of Toronto

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