Associate announcement

Lauren Leahy Joins Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Toronto Office

September 26, 2016

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP is pleased to welcome Lauren Leahy to the securities Group.

Lauren received her J.D. from the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. She was on the Dean’s List throughout her studies and was the recipient of two Schulich Scholarships, the Judge Fran Potts Award and the Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Prize in Business Associations. Lauren holds an H.B.A. with distinction specializing in bioethics from the University of Toronto.

At Schulich law, Lauren was actively involved as a Tenants’ Rights Hotline volunteer and a member of the Student Finance Faculty Committee. In her third year, she completed an exchange in Beijing, China. She was also a member of the Canadian Corporate/Securities Law Moot team that won the third place team prize. Prior to law school, Lauren worked as a research officer with a global health ethics research group where she coordinated a program to promote demand for vaccination in developing countries.

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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Lauren Leahy

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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Dalhousie University

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