— Leading Canadian Law Firm to Provide Pro Bono Legal Services —
Vancouver, BC — Bennett Jones, one of Canada’s premier national business law firms, is supporting the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 as a Champion level sponsor. As preparations to stage the first ever Invictus Games to include winter sports continue to gather pace, the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 will rely on a wide array of partnerships. Bennett Jones will offer its local and national legal experts and services on a pro bono basis to help sculpt the collaborative agreements that will underpin the Games’ success.
The Invictus Games 2025 Vancouver Whistler, held from February 8-16, 2025 will bring together more than 500 competitors from 20 nations to compete in adaptive sports, including the new winter sports of alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, skeleton, and wheelchair curling. This is in addition to the core Invictus Games sports of indoor rowing, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair basketball.
“We are thrilled to have Bennett Jones on board as a Champion level sponsor,” says Peter Lawless, CEO, Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025. “Their commitment to our Games reflects a deep appreciation and understanding of our goal to take the Invictus Games to new heights through the unrivalled power of sport, innovation, and strength of community.”
“Bennett Jones is incredibly proud to provide pro bono legal services to the Invictus Games and honour the courage of unconquered warriors from around the world. Their resilience and stories of recovery are remarkable and truly uplifting,” says Radha Curpen, Vancouver Managing Partner of Bennett Jones. “The Invictus Games show what can be accomplished through the power of community. Our lawyers and staff are deeply immersed in Vancouver and all our communities.”
Bennett Jones’ employees have a long history of serving on boards and supporting foundations that help Veterans overcome barriers to employment and succeed in business, aid military families in rehabilitation and recovery, and provide education about military service in Canada. Many Bennett Jones lawyers and staff have served in the Canadian military over the years. Since the firm’s founding in 1922, it has seen itself as an institution dedicated to the betterment of its communities through its pro bono and volunteer work.
The countdown to the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 is underway, with the official handover of the Invictus Flag to Team Canada at the Düsseldorf 2023 official closing ceremony taking place on Saturday, September 16. The delivery of the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 will be supported by partnerships with a number of Canada’s top organisations from a range of industries, alongside over 1,600 volunteers.
ABOUT INVICTUS GAMES VANCOUVER WHISTLER 2025
The Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 will use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation, and generate a wider understanding and respect for those who serve their country. Taking place from February 6 to 17, 2025, the Games will bring together over 500 competitors from 20 nations to compete in adaptive sports, including the new winter sports: alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, skeleton, and wheelchair curling, in addition to the core sports of indoor rowing, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby.
The Invictus Games 2025 will be held on the traditional territories of the Lil̓wat7úl (Líl̓wat), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. The organizing committee is committed to engaging with each Nation, addressing Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action, and respecting Indigenous protocols in all aspects of the Games.
True Patriot Love Foundation, the Government of Canada, and the Province of British Columbia are the Founding Partners of the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025. For more information, visit invictusgames2025.ca
ABOUT BENNETT JONES
Bennett Jones is one of Canada’s premier business law firms and home to 500 lawyers and business advisors. With deep experience in complex transactions and litigation matters, the firm is well equipped to advise businesses and investors with Canadian ventures and connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world. Serving clients since 1922, and home to more than 75 lawyers and advisors in Vancouver and 500 nationwide, Bennett Jones is the firm that businesses trust with their most complex legal matters.