Sarah Sweet

Senior Associate

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Sarah has a robust civil litigation practice, advising clients in a range of related matters. She specializes in insurance law, municipal and police liability, and maritime law.

Sarah defends claims against municipalities, insurers and their insureds involving:

  • property damage
  • non-repair of roads and sidewalks
  • motor vehicle accidents 
  • occupiers’ liability
Prior to becoming an associate, Sarah summered and articled with BLG.


  • Defends municipalities from various infrastructure maintenance and design claims, as well as municipal police services from claims alleging negligent investigation, malicious prosecution and Charter violations.
  • Acts for insurers and private companies with respect to personal injury and property claims including occupiers’ and product liability.
  • Represents ship owners and P&I Clubs in actions involving domestic and international shipping.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Vice-Chair, Admiralty and Maritime Law General Committee, ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, 2020-21

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2016
  • JD, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, 2015
  • B. Sc. (Hons), Acadia University, 2012