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Hicks Morley congratulates 30 of our lawyers for being recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 in the areas of Labour and Employment Law, Employee Benefits Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Privacy and Data Security Law and Workers’ Compensation Law.

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce it has once again ranked as the leading law firm in the Labour Relations and Pensions category according to the 2017/2018 Lexpert® CCCA/ACCJE Corporate Counsel Directory and Yearbook. Practice groups included in this category are employment law, labour relations, labour relations (construction sector), occupational health & safety, pensions & employee benefits and workers’ compensation.

Hicks Morley’s Kathryn Meehan authored an article in Canadian Employment Safety and Health Guide titled “Appellate Court Issues Favourable Decision for Suncor on its Random Drug and Alcohol Policy.” The article explores the legal saga on the issue of random drug and alcohol testing of employees. Specifically whether Suncor’s random drug and alcohol testing policy violated the privacy rights of its unionized workers.

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Shivani Chopra has joined the firm as an associate in our Toronto office. Shivani is an experienced litigator who has spent a decade in courts tenaciously representing clients on employment, corporate/commercial litigation, and civil litigation matters. We would also like to extend a very special congratulations to Shivani on being a recipient of a 2017 Lexpert Zenith Award: Celebrating Women in Law.

The Globe and Mail quoted Hicks Morley’s Scott Thompson in a June 22, 2017 article titled “Radiohead stage-collapse case in jeopardy amid court delays.” As one of the defense lawyers in the case where a stage collapsed at an outdoor Radiohead concert, Scott Thompson said they will be bringing an application to have the charges thrown out over unreasonable court delays…