James Bunting

Tyr LLP - Canada


488 Wellington Street West, Suite 300-302
Toronto, ON, M5V 1E3

+1 647 519 6607

Litigation Star



Practice area:

Class action

Jim Bunting has a diverse trial practice that includes commercial litigation, class actions, securities disputes, franchise litigation, information & technology litigation and sports litigation.

Jim is a skilled advocate and has been lead counsel in several complex and landmark cases. Jim regularly represents large international companies in complex litigation, including Google, Freshii and Stingray.

In addition to his commercial and class action experience, Jim is one of the world’s leading sports litigators. He has acted as counsel for the World Anti-Doping Agency, Caster Semenya, Dutee Chand, Tyson Fury, International Paralympic Committee, and Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team. He also served as Athlete Ombudsperson to the Canadian Olympic Committee during the Olympic Games in Rio.

Jim has received numerous recognitions over his career including being awarded the 2016 Lexpert Zenith Award for Diversity & Inclusion to recognize his pro bono work with global athletes.


Updated April 2022