We are proud to be ranked once again in the Chambers and Partners Canada Directory, 2023 Edition, in the following areas:
Insurance: Dispute Resolution (Nationwide - Canada), with respondents stating "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. Clients describe the group’s experience and knowledge as “impeccable". Blaneys' partner, Dominic Clarke is ranked as a "Notable Practitioner". One source said: "Dominic is very professional and responsive."
Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market (Ontario), with clients reporting "a very impressive team has been built at Blaney McMurtry that consistently exceeds expectation" and adding, “Blaney McMurtry can handle everything from cookie cutter transactions to the extremely complex loans." Blaneys' partners Steven Jeffery, Brett Tkatch and Shawn Wolfson are recognized as “Notable Practitioners”. Brett Tkatch is described by a client as bringing "a genuine focus on the client to every file he manages." A client says of Steven Jeffery, "my staff and I trust him immensely and value his opinion and advice". Shawn Wolfson is described as having "an additional layer of business acumen that is atypical in lawyers".
Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded (Ontario), with respondents describing Blaneys as a popular law firm among Toronto clients for transactions in the mid-market and noting that our 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 says, “They have a solid grasp of the big picture and how their clients' interests behave outside of the narrower legal framework.” Blaneys' partners Steve Popoff and Dan Giantsopoulos are ranked as "Recognised Practitioners". Sources describe Steve Popoff as "always quick to respond." Dan Giantsopoulos is described as "representing clients in the purchase and sale of assets, as well as private placements, among other corporate mandates."
Blaneys' partner Andrea Rush is once again recognized in Intellectual Property (Nationwide - Canada), as 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' 2023 rankings, visit the Chambers Canada website here.