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Sports Law

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Ontario court ruling focuses on sports-related liability: John Polyzogopoulos speaks to Canadian Lawyer magazine
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Top 10 Ontario Regional Law Firm, Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Blaney McMurtry has a long, storied, history as a leading sports law firm in Ontario. From Royal Commissions to landmark cases, from complex multiparty negotiations to timely confidential advice, our lawyers build on the experience gained from decades of passionate involvement in sport.

Our sports law practitioners enthusiastically represent leagues and governing associations, players, officials and agents, in a multitude of sports-related claims. We advocate in the area of personal injury, physical and sexual assault, human rights, defamation, directors' and officers' liability, insurance benefits and internal administrative appeals, among others.

Blaneys' lawyers are moreover experienced with assisting in delicate matters of internal governance, risk management, not-for-profit designations and creative dispute resolution and have been trusted advisors for a variety of sports clientele, including those involved in hockey, football, soccer, basketball, fitness and international multi-sport games.

Due to our depth of knowledge, Blaneys' sports law lawyers are frequently consulted by media to comment and advise on topical issues.

 Insights  Speaking Engagements
  • Osgoode Entertainment and Sports Law Conference (2018)