Jordan N. Fremont

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Partner, Toronto
Direct: 416.864.7228
Main: 416.362.1011
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Year of Call: Ontario, 2000


Jordan Fremont, a lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office, practises exclusively in the areas of pensions, benefits and compensation. Jordan provides strategic advice to a broad range of private and public sector employers on matters involving design, compliance, governance, administration, disputes and business transactions.

Jordan is a frequent contributor to a variety of professional and industry publications and conferences. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, he worked in the tax and human resources consulting practice at a global professional firm. Jordan is currently the chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute.

Awards & Recognition

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2017)
Pensions & Employee Benefits (Repeatedly Recommended)

Memberships & Affiliations

Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute – Chair of the Board of Directors

Benefits Canada – Member of the Pension & Investment Advisory Board

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans – Member

Canadian Bar Association – Member

Ontario Bar Association – Member (Pension and Benefits, and Taxation Sections)

Select Publications & Presentations

“New Ontario Asset Transfer Rules (A Case Study)” CIA Pension Seminar (November 5, 2015)

“Who’s Risk is it Anyway? – British and Canadian Perspective on how Pension Risk should be Allocated” Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute Forum (May 25 – 27, 2015)

“Volunteer Firefighters – Examining the Issue of Employment Status, and Related Payroll Implications” The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs-Labour Relations Seminar (January 15-16, 2014)

“From Here to There: Benefit Issues Appurtenant to Employee Transfers” 31st Annual National CLE Conference (January 8-12, 2014)

“International Transfers” International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (October 9 2013

“The View from ‘Here’ – Benefit Plan Challenges and Reforms in Canada” 30th Annual National CLE Conference – Employee Benefits (January 2-5, 2013)

“The Employer Pays: Negligent Benefits Administration Means Possible Liability” The Advisor (September 2012)

“Opportunities and Challenges of Pension Reform” Small Biz Advisor (September 2011)

“Remuneration of Office-holders: ‘Fixed or Ascertainable’ – That Is the Question” Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Volume 22, Number 5 (December/January 2011)

“Canada Pension Plan: no service, no contributions” Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Volume 21, Number 4 (November 2009)

“Taxation of Employer-provided Tuition Awards: Recent Case Law and the Canada Revenue Agency’s Administrative Position” Taxation of Executive Compensation and Retirement, Volume 20, Number 7 (March 2009)

“Responsible Investment: A Canadian Perspective” International Pension Lawyer, Number 63 (September 2008)

“Responding to Responsible Investment Demands” Benefits and Pensions Monitor (April 2008)


University of Western Ontario, B.A., LL.B.