ProfileAlbertosAlbertos Polizogopoulos is a partner practicing in the litigation department of a full-service Ottawa firm. He practices primarily in the areas of constitutional, commercial and civil litigation. Albertos represents individuals, businesses and corporations, financial institutions, churches and charities. He provides advice to his clients in all matters relating to litigation and liability.

As litigation counsel, Albertos 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, Albertos 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 Tax Court of Canada 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.

Albertos is regularly retained by other counsel, providing advice and agency services regarding motions and appeals before the Supreme Court of Canada. He 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. Albertos has also had commentary featured in media outlets such as the Globe and Mail, CTV News, Sun News Network, Faith Today and the National Post, among others.

Albertos speaks English, French and Greek. He is a member of the County of Carleton Law Association, Christian Legal Fellowship, the Canadian Canon Law Society and the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association.

He was profiled in Faith Today in July 2013.

Areas of Expertise

  •   Constitutional and Human Rights Law
  •   Civil and Commercial Litigation
  •   Appellate Advocacy and Supreme Court Agency Services
  •   Education Law
  •   Debt Recovery and Enforcement
  •   Employment and Labour Law
  •   Complex Legal Research and Opinions