Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Donald Gray
Head, Aircraft Finance, Co-Chair, Aviation & Aerospace Group (Toronto Office)
Tel: (416) 863-2750

Auriol Marasco
Toronto Office
Tel: (416) 863-2788

199 Bay Street, Suite 4000
Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON, M5L 1A9

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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) has Canada’s largest aviation law practice. We bring expertise and experience to help our clients navigate the complex and challenging world of aviation law and regulation. Our team is composed of dedicated professionals with diverse backgrounds in the aviation industry, commercially trained pilots, former regulators and employees with AirTransport Canada Civil Aviation, and former officers and managers of various aviation businesses. Canadian and international clients retain us because we understand their unique business and legal challenges. Most of the world’s largest aviation manufacturers (including aircraft and engine manufacturers), aircraft and engine leasing companies and advisers, government export credit agencies, aviation financiers, international banks, hedge funds, and other investors in aviation rely upon us for advice. We also represent aerospace manufacturers and satellite system operators regarding UAVs, commercial product liability, regulation and financial matters.

Blake serves as international external counsel for the Aviation Working Group (AWG), the industry association for the world’s leading aircraft and engine manufacturers, lessors and financiers.

Our lawyers are members of industry and aviation legal associations including Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, AirTransport Association of Canada, Canadian Aviation Regulatory Council, Canadian Business Airfract Association, Helicopter Association International, International Aviation Women’s Association, Society ofTransport AirfractTrading, Women in Aerospace, and Women in Aviation.

Our team members are recognized leaders in legal ranking publications such as Chambers Canada, IFLR1000, Who’s Who Legal, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Legal Media Group and Best Lawyers in Canada.