Hicks Morley Congratulates New Partners Jacqueline Luksha, Julia Nanos and Shivani Chopra
Jacqueline is a lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office, providing advice and representation to clients on a wide range of labour and employment issues. Jacqui is a relationship-builder and a strategic problem-solver. She is a trusted advisor for clients on mitigating risks during significant workplace changes, including restructuring. Jacqueline is also a strong advocate, representing clients in human rights complaints, grievance arbitrations, wrongful dismissal claims, labour injunctions, employment standards complaints, and employment contract disputes. In addition to her advisory and advocacy practice, Jacqui also frequently conducts in-house training for clients on a variety of topics, such as workplace investigations, respect in the workplace, and human rights accommodation.
Julia is a labour and employment lawyer at Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She advises public and private sector employers on a wide-range of labour and employment issues, with particular focus on labour disputes, grievance and interest arbitration, collective bargaining, human rights and accommodation, workplace investigations, wrongful dismissal litigation, employment contracts and employment standards.
Julia has particular experience advising municipalities with respect to their fire department labour and employment matters. She has represented municipal fire departments at grievance and interest arbitrations, and in collective bargaining negotiations with both volunteer and career fire unions. She also regularly speaks at fire services-related conferences.
Shivani is an experienced litigator in our Toronto office, who has spent years in courts tenaciously representing clients on labour and employment matters. Her approach has always been to fiercely advocate for her clients but take a cost-effective and collaborative approach when in their best interest.
In her employment law practice, Shivani frequently advises employers on a wide-variety of matters, including: accommodation issues, occupational health and safety, performance management, termination, human rights and wrongful dismissal claims.