Daria (Dasha) Peregoudova

Daria (Dasha) Peregoudova

Associate

Daria (Dasha) Peregoudova
Contact Information

Daria (Dasha) Peregoudova

Associate


T 416.865.6731

F 416.865.6636

E dperegoudova@grllp.com

Education

Western University, JD, 2016
University of Toronto, B. Sc. (Hon), 2012
Bar Admission

Ontario, 2017
About Gardiner Roberts LLP

For over 100 years, Gardiner Roberts has combined the benefits of a full-service law firm with the dexterity of a mid-sized one. Our focused, cross-disciplinary, one-team approach and commitment to understand your business joins our relevant expertise, immediacy and dedication to providing client-centric, hands-on service. 100% Canadian and fully independent, we offer a level of overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness that larger firms can't touch. Resisting "cookie-cutter" law, Gardiner Roberts has built its name - one rewarding client relationship at a time.

Executive Summary

Dasha is an associate lawyer and member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Regulatory & Compliance, and Employment & Labour Groups at Gardiner Roberts LLP. Dasha has a varied practice and focuses on civil and commercial litigation, professional liability, constitutional litigation and compliance and risk solutions.

Dasha has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal and in 2017, as co-counsel at the Supreme Court of Canada in Her Majesty the Queen v. Gerard Comeau.

Dasha also works with various sports and arts organizations, with a focus on governance. Having been a national team athlete for 12 years, Dasha knows the unique intersection of talent, commitment and support that is necessary for achieving success on and off the field. She provides counsel that reflects clients’ needs and protects their interests, allowing athletes and artists to focus on their goals, and organizations to help them meet those goals by having sound and compliant policies, procedures and bylaws in place. The following resources and services are available for individuals and organizations:

Legal Solutions

  • Dispute resolution services – representation, negotiation, conflict analysis, investigations, mediation, arbitration, and discipline, complaint and appeals management in all areas
  • Review and preparation of contracts and agreements
  • Intellectual property protections
  • Assistance with incorporation, amalgamation, mergers, partnerships, and charities
  • Advice on privacy issues
  • Legal opinions on liability matters, discipline and interpretation
  • Conducting workplace harassment investigations
  • Delivering educational, motivational, and practical keynotes, workshops, webinars, and presentations 

Governance, Compliance and Risk Management

  • Review and preparation of bylaws, policies and procedures
  • Ensuring compliance with government policies
  • Serving as Parliamentarian
  • Advising on mandatory policies relating to employment, workplace harassment, discrimination, privacy and safety
  • Preparation for transition to compliance with the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA)
  • Preparation of terms of reference for committees
  • Providing educational materials for directors, officers, staff and volunteers
Expertise

Articles and Presentations
  • The Status of Anti-Doping Affairs: Implications for Dispute Resolution in Canada, 2018
  • Awarding Costs in a Non-For-Profit Sector, Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada Mediator and Arbitrator Conference, 2017
  • Standardized Athlete Agreement Template, 2016
  • The Future of Athlete Agreements in Canada, 2015
My Blog
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Board Memberships
  • AthletesCAN, the Association of Canadian National Team Athletes – President
  • Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (appointed by the Minister of Sport, Hon. Bal Gosal and re-appointed by the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Hon. Carla Qualtrough)
  • Shakespeare in the Ruff – Treasurer 
Professional Involvement
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Pan American Sport Organization (PASO), Legal Commission