Labiba Chowdhury

Associate, Toronto

labiba-chowdhury@hicksmorley.com
Direct: 416.864.7253
Main: 416.362.1011
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Year of Call: Ontario, 2022
  • Biography

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.

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

Education

University of Toronto, J.D.

University of Toronto, B.A. (Hons. with High Distinction)