We are proud to be ranked once again this year in the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth (HNW) Guide, 2020 Edition, in the following areas:
Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth – Canada: Sources said "Without question, the strength of the firm as it relates to my clients is the 'one-stop shopping' that is available for high net worth persons who are navigating a dispute in family law. Also, the strength of its family law department is the bench strength of the group - it is not a one-person show." The interviewee continued, “The team is top-notch...there is not a better group in Ontario, in my opinion”.
Blaneys' partner Jim Edney is recognized as a “Notable Practitioner” in the area of Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth, with a source describing him as a “top-notch lawyer”; One source commented “He is a very smart, thorough and thoughtful lawyer. He is incredibly well respected by his peers and judges. He does everything well.” Another source described him as “a very fine guy and a very good lawyer. I think he is sensible, strong, fair and appropriate. He has good judgement and he is a good, tough negotiator".
Blaneys' partner Judy Piafsky is recognized as a “Notable Practitioner” in the area of Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth, with a source describing her as “extremely knowledgeable and has tremendous skill as a lawyer”. A source comments, "I only refer family law matters to Judy Piafsky. I have tried many other lawyers and firms and she has been consistently the best." Piafsky wins praise for her client-handling skills. "I think she is very dedicated to her clients," says one source; "she is thoughtful, strategic and effective."
Blaneys' partner Margaret Rintoul is ranked in both Private Wealth Law - Canada and Private Wealth Disputes – Canada. She is described as "great to work with" by a source...she makes my job so much easier, and my clients like her too." Another source comments: "She puts the clients first every time. I know the advice I get is always of a high calibre, appropriate and of an intellectually superior quality."
To read more about Blaneys’ rankings in Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth - Canada, click here.
To read more about Blaneys’ rankings in Private Wealth Law - Canada and Private Wealth Disputes - Canada, click here.