Sabrina Bruno is an associate in our Business Law Group in Toronto. Her practice focuses on providing holistic advice to clients on the need to strike an effective balance required for succeeding in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Sabrina has experience providing strategic business advice to clients across a wide range of commercial, regulatory, and compliance matters. In 2018, Sabrina completed a three-month secondment to the legal department at TD Bank.
Sabrina is also a key member of the Gaming and Licensing Practice Group, focused on strategic, technical, and legal advisement in the gaming industry. The group brings together a unique team of industry experts and thought leaders to help gaming clients pro-actively manage commercial, legal, regulatory and reputational risk, and capitalize on opportunities for innovation and growth. Clients include organizations in lottery, casinos, sports betting, igaming, fantasy sports, esports and more. Sabrina also provides clients with an in-depth knowledge of the regulatory regime surrounding sports betting in Canada and across the globe.
Sabrina received her JD from Western University where she completed the HBA/JD dual degree program with the Ivey Business School. She also studied law abroad while on an international exchange at the University of Essex. At Western Law, she was actively involved as a caseworker with Community Legal Services, a legal aid clinic offering legal services to members of the London & Middlesex County community. Prior to entering Ivey, Sabrina studied Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience and Philosophy at Western University where she was a Western Scholar.
Sabrina was called to the Ontario Bar in 2018. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Association, the Esports Bar Association, and The Advocates' Society, and The Sports Lawyers Association.
Sabrina sits on the Ontario Bar Association’s executive team for the Young Lawyer’s Division (Central) Section, the Entertainment, Media, and Communications Law Section, and the Business Law Section.
Sabrina also serves on the Esports Bar Association Public Policy Committee, which works with policymakers, lawyers, and the esports community at large to examine, develop, and advocate for laws and policies that will enhance the industry and help propel it into the next decade.
- "Striking Equilibrium in Secondary Market Class Actions," Ontario Bar Association, May 2018