Successfully represented a public health unit on the judicial review (and later motion for leave to appeal) of a Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s decision to dismiss an application regarding discrimination on the basis of several protected grounds, including race.
Successfully represented an entertainment facility on the appeal of the employee’s application to the court for a declaration that the facility had surrendered its common law right to terminate without notice through its policies and procedures.
Successfully moved for summary judgment on a financial institution’s counter-claim regarding repayment of an outstanding loan in a wrongful dismissal action.
Successfully represented a financial institution before the Divisional Court on an appeal involving the issue of the enforceability of a
“minimum standards only” termination provision
Successfully represented an employer before the Divisional Court on an appeal involving issues of frustration of contract and the duty to accommodate.
Represented a number of school boards in a judicial review before the Divisional Court relating to obtaining employee information held at another government institution in order to pursue litigation in the U.S.
Successfully represented a major financial institution in a guardianship dispute before the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Successfully represented a public health unit in a judicial review of a decision of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario before the Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Leave to the Supreme Court of Canada is currently being sought.
Successfully responded to numerous Consent and Capacity Board appeals before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on behalf of hospitals and doctors in relation to the capacity of patients to make treatment decisions.
Represented numerous institutions under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in appeals before the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.