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Albertos Polizogopoulos is a partner practicing in our litigation department. He practices primarily in the areas of constitutional, commercial and civil litigation. Mr. Polizogopoulos represents individuals, businesses and corporations, financial institutions, healthcare institutions, universities, political parties and campaigns, insurance companies, churches and charities. He provides advice to his clients in all matters relating to litigation and liability.


As litigation counsel, Mr. Polizogopoulos is frequently called upon to address a variety of matters including contract, employment, insurance and human rights disputes, professional malpractice, defamation, tax litigation, debt recovery and enforcement. In his ecclesiastical law practice, Mr. Polizogopoulos advises Roman Catholic, Protestant and other churches, providing counsel on church policies, church discipline and church membership.

An advocate, Mr. Polizogopoulos has been counsel in many leading constitutional cases and high-profile matters, including ten appeals before the Supreme Court of Canada and has appeared before various administrative tribunals and courts including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court of Ontario, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, the Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and before the Supreme Court of Canada on multiple occasions. Mr. Polizogopoulos also sits or has sat on the boards of a number of local charities and organizations.

Mr. Polizogopoulos is regularly retained by other counsel, providing advice and agency services regarding motions and appeals before the Supreme Court of Canada as well as research and opinions on complex legal matters. Mr. Polizogopoulos is also frequently invited to comment or speak on constitutional and human rights law matters.

A number of his high profile cases have received widespread media coverage in publications such as the Globe and Mail, Maclean's Magazine, the Vancouver Sun, the Catholic Register and the Ottawa Citizen. Mr. Polizogopoulos has also had commentary featured in media outlets such as the Globe and Mail, CTV News, The Wall Street Journal, Faith Today and the National Post, among others.


Areas of Expertise

  • Constitutional and Human Rights Law
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy and Supreme Court Agency Services
  • Ecclesiastical Law
  • Education Law
  • Employment and Labour Law for Employers
  • Complex Legal Research and Opinions
  • Personal Injury and Insurance Litigation
  • Strategic litigation and test cases

Representative Work

Supreme Court Representative Work:

Other Select Representative Work:

Policy and Legislative Representative Work:

  • Represented the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada, the Canadian Federation of Catholic Physicians Societies and Canadian Physicians for Life in submissions before the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan regarding its policy Conscientious Refusals.
  • Represented the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada and the Canadian Federation of Catholic Physicians Societies in submissions before the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario regarding its policy Professional Obligations and Human Rights.
  • Appeared before the Legislative Assembly of Ontario’s Standing Committee on Social Policy on behalf of the Coalition for Parental Rights in Education in relation to Bill 13: Accepting School Act.

Professional Affiliations

  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Christian Legal Fellowship
  • Canadian Canon Law Society
  • Rideau Club Board of Directors, Member
  • American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association, Past Vice-President