Laila Karimi Hendry is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She appears as counsel in all levels of court in Ontario and at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Laila has considerable hands-on experience advising provincially and federally regulated employers on a wide range of employment related issues including employment contracts, terminations, wrongful competition, human rights law and litigation.
Laila is a member of the firm’s Litigation practice group. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a litigator at a large Toronto firm.
Memberships & Affiliations
Canadian Bar Association – Member
Ontario Bar Association, Civil Litigation – Member (Constitution & Civil Liberties and Labour & Employment Law Sections)
Aga Khan Conciliation and Arbitration Board for Ontario – Member
South Asian Bar Association – Member
ADR Institute of Ontario – Member and Qualified Mediator
Select Publications & Presentations
“The Supreme Court of Canada “Sharpens the Focus”of Fiduciary Law”, Ontario Bar Association, vol. 12, no. 2 (April 2010)
“The Canadian Position: Can Parties to an Arbitration Agreement Vary the Statutory Scope of Judicial Review of the Award?” ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law, vol. 14, no. 2 | Spring 2008
York University, Advanced Certificate in Dispute Resolution
Queen’s University, LL.B.
McGill University, B.A. (with Distinction)