Hicks Morley is committed to supporting the education and development of the next generation of leading human resources law practitioners.
Each year, the firm hosts a moot competition at a number of Ontario’s law schools. Students work in teams of two and present the appeal or judicial review of a decision arising out of the field of labour and employment law. The moot scenarios focus on timely, topical issues, and are designed to encourage participants to critically engage with issues that arise in our areas of practice.
Preliminary rounds are held at each participating law school, and are judged by Hicks Morley lawyers. The winning teams from each school will then participate in the Hicks Morley Moot finals, which are held each year in our Toronto office. This year, the finals were held on Friday, March 29, 2019, and were followed by our traditional celebratory reception where participants had the opportunity to meet members of the firm.
The moot is an excellent opportunity for law students to hone their advocacy skills, receive feedback on the quality of their legal arguments from practitioners in the area and learn tips and techniques on their presentation.
Past Hicks Morley Moot Winners
|2019||Zachary Sippel & Matthew Patterson||University of Western Ontario|
|2018||Sean Grassie & Daniel Chomski||University of Ottawa|
|2017||Jessica Clement & Jessie Gomberg||University of Windsor|
|2016||Jessica He & Michael Barrett||University of Western Ontario|
|2015||Wesley Hopkin & Gillian Geetha Philipupillai||University of Toronto|
|2014||Adam James & Alyssa LeBlanc||Queen’s University|
|2013||Andrew Bigoni & Sanro Giammaria||University of Ottawa|
|2012||Edward O’Dwyer & Tori Crawford||University of Western Ontario|
|2011||Kassy Corothers & Megan Beal||Queen’s University|
|2010||Neil Schwartz & Emilia DeSomma||University of Ottawa|
|2009||Jacqui Luksha & Mike Comartin||Queen’s University|
|2008||David Ross & Julie Shugarman||University of Ottawa|
|2007||Moya Graham & Carey Allen||Queen’s University|
|2006||Scott Lucyk & Gerald Griffiths||University of Ottawa|