Successfully resolved between 20–30 wrongful dismissal matters of varying complexity for a large federally regulated organization.
Counsel to various film and television production companies in connection with all employment and labour-related matters.
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 defended preliminary motion to exclude evidence in a termination case for a telecommunications industry employer.
Successful motion to dismiss an action bought by an employee of a technology company, seeking damages for defamation, misrepresentation of fact, abuse of authority, abuse of process, negligent investigation, loss of employment opportunities, loss of reputation, subsequent loss of income, and constructive dismissal, for improper service and for failure to disclose a reasonable cause of action.
Advised on the pension and benefits aspects of the acquisition of a Canadian directories business by a global asset management firm.
Effectively represented television broadcasters and producers in constitutional litigation.
Successfully defended an advertising company against a human rights complaint alleging discrimination, on the grounds of disability, at hiring. The case was dismissed at an early stage.
Advised and represented a large newspaper publisher in multiple corporate transactions involving the acquisition and/or divestiture of employee benefit plans and pension or retirement plans, and the resulting asset and liability transfers.
Successfully represented an employer in the telecommunications industry in a judicial review application challenging a labour board decision on constitutional grounds.