We are proud to be ranked once again in the Chambers and Partners Canada Directory, 2022 Edition, in the following areas:
Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide - Canada), with respondents noting "the firm has the resources to handle the large and complex files." The firm’s insurance practice is recognised for its experience advising on a broad array of coverage disputes and insurance litigation matters. Its insurance team has a noteworthy track record in D&O and E&O claims as well as insurance cases arising from social engineering fraud. Clients said they value the firm's "broad knowledge of the law, dedication to client satisfaction, collaboration and partnership". Blaneys' partner, Dominic Clarke has been ranked as a "Notable Practitioner" in Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide - Canada). One source said: "Dominic is thorough in his research of the topic before providing any response, which means that his opinions withstand scrutiny."
Real Estate (Ontario), with clients reporting "the real estate group is well-rounded. All members have the expertise to provide sound and practical legal advice in a fast-paced environment." The team is "always very calm and that really helps to focus on the task at hand and deal with the problems to achieve a positive outcome every time." Blaneys' partners Steven Jeffery, Brett Tkatch and Shawn Wolfson have been recognized as “Notable Practitioners” in Real Estate (Ontario). Brett Tkatch is described by a client as "very responsive, extremely knowledgeable, and good at explaining issues." Steven Jeffery is described as "very practical and straightforward". Shawn an up-and-coming lawyer is described as "excellent on all fronts" and "always makes me feel like a valued client".
Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded (Ontario), a popular law firm among Toronto clients for transactions in the mid-market. Its corporate/commercial group handles a range of acquisition and financing matters, with a strong emphasis on the alternative energy and emerging technology industries. One source said, "the team is responsive, informed about our business and able to balance legal and commercial interests." Blaneys' partners Steve Popoff and Dan Giantsopoulos have been ranked as "Recognised Practitioners" in Corporate/Commercial (Ontario). Sources describe Steve Popoff as "always been highly responsive." Dan Giantsopoulos is described by clients as "able to find creative ways to help us address our concerns, and has a commercial sensibility."
Blaneys' partner Andrea Rush has once again been recognized in Intellectual Property (Nationwide - Canada), she is an experienced intellectual property lawyer with notable expertise in both trade mark and copyright law. She assists clients with all manner of issues including transactions, strategy and enforcement.
To learn more about Blaneys' 2022 rankings, visit the Chambers Canada website here.