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Year of Call: Ontario, 2022
Diane Harbin is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She offers advice and representation to employers and management in the public and the private sectors on a wide range of labour, employment and human rights issues. Her work includes grievance arbitrations, human rights and accommodation, employment standards and workplace health and safety.
Diane obtained her Juris Doctor from Western University’s Faculty of Law. While at Western, Diane volunteered with the Sport Solution Clinic and the Dispute Resolution Centre, worked as both a teaching assistant and a research assistant, and was selected for an international internship with the Aston Martin Formula 1 team.
Prior to law school, Diane earned an Honours Bachelor of Science in kinesiology from Queen’s University. Diane articled with Hicks Morley before returning in 2022 as an associate.
Employment Law Human Rights Labour Relations Litigation Litigation - Class Actions Litigation - Injunctions Litigation - Judicial Review & Appeals Litigation - Wrongful & Unjust Dismissals Occupational Health Workplace Safety & Insurance
Arts & Sports Construction Education Energy & Utilities Financial Services Government Ministries & Agencies (Federal and Provincial) Healthcare Hospitality & Gaming Manufacturing Media & Communications Membership Associations Mining & Natural Resources Municipalities & Municipal Agencies Non-profit Organizations Professional & Technical Services Retail & Wholesale Trade School Boards Social Services Technology Transportation & Warehousing Universities
Awards & Recognition
Law Society of Upper Canada Prize (2021)
Top 15 students in graduating class
Memberships & Affiliations
Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law)
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Select Publications & Presentations
“Unhappy Families – Kent Case Commentary” Vol 40 No 1 Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal (December 1, 2020)
Western University, J.D.
Mount Royal University, Advanced Certificate
Queen’s University, B.Sc. (Hons.)