Associate announcement

John Mather Joins Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Toronto Office

October 23, 2013

John has a broad civil and commercial litigation practice. He completed his articles at the Firm in 2012/2013, during which he was seconded to a multinational retailer corporation, where he worked on a variety of litigation, employment and commercial matters.

At law school, John was on the Dean’s Honour List, served as the student director of the Western Business Law Clinic, co-founded Western’s Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot team and helped launch the Western University Journal of Legal Studies, where he served as deputy editor-in-chief.

Prior to law school, John worked as a journalist in Canada and the United Arab Emirates.

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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John Mather

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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University of Western Ontario

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