Associate announcement

Preston MacNeil Joins Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Toronto Office

October 22, 2014

Preston returns to Blakes after receiving his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. At Osgoode, Preston received the Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Book Prize in Civil Procedure II and the Russell Nelles Starr Q.C. Memorial Award. Prior to law school, he obtained a bachelor of arts degree with highest honours from Carleton University.

While at Osgoode, Preston was involved with student government, serving on Student Caucus of Faculty Council and the Legal and Literary Society. He also volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada advocating for unrepresented litigants at an administrative tribunal.

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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Preston MacNeil

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Law School

Osgoode Hall Law School

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Banking & Finance