We are proud to be ranked once again in the Chambers and Partners Canada Directory, 2021 Edition, in the following areas:
Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide - Canada), with respondents noting the team's "tenacity" and "very analytical final product" as key strengths. The firm’s insurance practice is recognised for its experience advising on a broad array of coverage disputes and insurance litigation matters with a noteworthy track record in D&O and E&O claims as well as insurance cases arising from social engineering fraud. Clients mention, "They have always met or exceeded my expectations," adding: "They always utilise resources from within if there is a specific issue that requires additional expertise." Blaneys' partner, Dominic Clarke has been ranked as a "Notable Practitioner" in Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide - Canada). One source said: "Dominic is recognised within the industry as being a highly skilled litigation lawyer with extensive experience who leads on complex files which can include managing many parties and stakeholders."
Real Estate (Ontario), with clients reporting "they are timely in their response, experienced and knowledgeable about many areas of real estate and partnerships, and are flexible in their approach." The team is "well regarded for its mid-market transactional capabilities, with considerable experience of acquisitions, dispositions and leasing". Blaneys' partners Steven Jeffery and Brett Tkatch have once again been recognized as “Notable Practitioners” in Real Estate (Ontario). Brett Tkatch is regarded as a "very good lawyer" who is "extremely knowledgeable, responsive and very proactive." Steven Jeffery is described as "personable, always available, highly experienced and diligent" by satisfied clients. Other sources report that he provides "good perspective and good advice."
Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded (Ontario), with a practice that "handles a range of acquisition and financing matters” and with a team best known as a “popular choice for Toronto clients for transactions in the mid-market". One source quoted, "They are very responsive - I am incredibly happy with them." Blaneys' partner Steve Popoff has once again been ranked as a "Recognised Practitioner" in Corporate/Commercial (Ontario). Sources describe Steve Popoff as a "highly-responsive, practical and hard-working practitioner."
Blaneys' partner Andrea Rush has once again been recognized in Intellectual Property (Nationwide - Canada), and is described as "an experienced intellectual property attorney with notable expertise in both trade mark and copyright law."
To learn more about Blaneys' 2021 rankings, visit the Chambers Canada website here.