Associate announcement

Jordan Knowles Joins Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Toronto Office

October 22, 2014

Jordan’s practice focuses on advising clients in a wide variety of capital markets transactions, including financings, mergers and acquisitions, and private placements. He also advises clients on corporate governance and securities regulatory matters, including the continuous disclosure obligations of public issuers.

Jordan was a summer student at Blakes in 2012 and completed his articles with the Firm in 2013/2014. During his articles, he completed a three-month secondment in the legal department of one of the Firm’s foreign investment banking clients, where he worked on a variety of corporate, securities and compliance matters.

Select experience

  • Advising Agrium Inc. on its acquisition of Viterra’s wholesale and retail Agri-products division and certain related divesture transactions including on its sale to CHS of selected Canadian retail assets

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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Jordan Knowles

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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University of Windsor

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