Labiba Chowdhury is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She provides advice and representation to employers and management in both the public and private sectors on a wide range of labour, employment and human rights issues. Her work includes grievance arbitrations, labour disputes, wrongful dismissal actions, occupational health and safety, human rights and accommodation, and employment standards.
Labiba received her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto. During law school, she was a volunteer caseworker for two legal aid clinics. Labiba was also active in the University of Toronto’s mooting program as a mooter, a coach and an organizer. She placed as Top Oralist in the 2020 Honourable Frank W. Callaghan Memorial Moot.
Prior to law school, Labiba served as a senior advisor at the Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat, where she worked on policy development and province-wide consultations. Labiba summered and articled at the firm before returning as an associate in 2022.
Arts & Sports Colleges 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
Memberships & Affiliations
Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law, Education Law, and Constitutional, Civil Liberties & Human Rights Law)
Canadian Bar Association – Member
South Asian Bar Association – Member
University of Toronto, J.D.
University of Toronto, B.A. (Hons. with High Distinction)