Associate announcement

Patrick Severide Joins Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Toronto Office

September 26, 2016

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP is pleased to welcome Patrick Severide to the Securities Group.

Patrick graduated with an honours business administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business, where he wrote an article on business strategy for the Ivey Business Review and was involved with the Ivey Law Club. While at UBC Law, he worked with the business strategy group of the UBC Law Review and received class prizes for legal writing, torts, business organizations, real estate and corporate law.

Patrick spent the summer before law school developing a start-up social menswear business through a partnership with the MaRS Social Innovation Practice. He has also worked as a business consultant to a small law firm and as a summer associate at Odlum Brown Investments in Vancouver.

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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Patrick Severide

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Law School

University of British Columbia

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Workplace Safety & Insurance