On behalf of universities, successfully defended wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal claims by senior administration alleging harassment and systemic discrimination.
We offer legal services that include advice, courtroom and tribunal advocacy, negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, policy development and strategic planning. Below are examples of work we have performed for our clients.
Represented a program delivery company in an unjust dismissal complaint. Successfully asserted preliminary objection to adjudicator’s jurisdiction based on the complainant’s status as an independent contractor.
Successfully defended an employer at a wrongful dismissal trial, resulting in the court dismissing the employee’s action.
Successfully represented a membership association on a motion to enforce a settlement of a wrongful dismissal action.
Ongoing representation to large financial institutions in wrongful dismissal and disability litigation.
Successfully defended a financial institution in a wrongful dismissal action.
Successfully argued for the early dismissal of an unjust dismissal complaint under the Canada Labour Code for a major financial institution.
Successfully defended against a wrongful dismissal action for a client in the manufacturing industry.
Successfully represented a financial institution before the Federal Court of Appeal in a wrongful dismissal matter.
Successfully defended a not-for-profit legal clinic at a labour arbitration alleging wrongful dismissal.