Ines is building a broad litigation practice that encompasses commercial disputes involving large corporate bodies and utilities, lenders, and trustees/receivers. She enjoys complex multi-party litigation in areas including construction, bankruptcy, environmental law, banking, and civil fraud. She is a passionate lawyer who strives to achieve pragmatic solutions for her clients.
Ines has been involved in numerous cases including a five-week trial at the Superior Court of Ontario representing a major utility. She has also appeared before the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and has represented clients in Adjudications under the Construction Act.
Ines is the co-editor of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Update newsletter and blog entitled “Blaneys Appeals ”, which is dedicated to summarizing all civil law decisions released by the Court of Appeal for Ontario on a weekly basis.
During her time in law school, Ines worked at Osgoode’s Community Legal Aid Clinic where she represented clients in family law disputes and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice where she advocated for her clients. Ines also obtained a Master’s Degree in Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies where she researched the philosophical underpinning of law and law’s impact on social behaviour.