Hossein Moghtaderi is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. He provides advice and representation to public and private sector employers on a wide range of labour and employment law issues, with a particular focus on occupational health and safety and workers’ compensation.
Hossein obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa concurrently with a Masters in international affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. During law school he co-founded the Iranian Law Students’ Association and was an executive member of the OUTLaws. Hossein holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto where he was awarded the Gordon Cressy Leadership Award for his contributions to the University community. Prior to joining Hicks Morley, Hossein served as special assistant, legal affairs to a Federal Cabinet Minister.
In addition to his native Persian, Hossein has a moderate command of French and Arabic.
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 Nursing Care Facilities Professional & Technical Services Retail & Wholesale Trade Social Services Transportation & Warehousing
Memberships & Affiliations
Ontario Bar Association – Member at Large (Labour and Employment Law Section Executive), Member (Young Lawyers Section) and Vice-Chair (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Section)
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Iranian Canadian Legal Professionals – Member
Select Publications & Presentations
“Labour Relations 101 – Workshop” Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Labour Relations Seminar (January 28, 2020)
“Ethics and Professionalism in Workers’ Compensation Adjudication” The Canadian Bar Association (November 13, 2019)
“Labour Relations 101” Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Labour Relations Seminar (January 22, 2019)
“PTSD and Chronic Mental Stress: A scenario-based panel discussion” Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Labour Relations Seminar, Toronto (January 17 & 18, 2018)
“Corporate Email Privacy Law & What Employers Need to Know” and “WSIB: Return to Work Strategies” HRPA- Peterborough Chapter’s Annual Employment Law Event: Starting 2017 Off Right (January 25, 2017)
2017 Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs (OAFC) Labour Relations Seminar (January 17-19, 2017)
University of Ottawa, J.D.
Carleton University, M.A. (International Affairs)
University of Toronto, H.B.A. (Hons.)