Desautels alumnus promoted at one of largest Canadian law firms

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Bachelor of Commerce

The Partnership Board of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced that effective July 1, 2018, John G. Murphy (BCom’86) will assume the role of National Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer.

“My focus continues to be on client service, collaboration and building a forward-looking team across BLG’s five offices. I will continue to drive these priorities in line with our commitment to deliver value to our clients,” said John Murphy, BLG’s new National Managing Partner and CEO.

BLG is a leading, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for their clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada.