Sean M. Sells

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Counsel, Toronto
Direct: 416.864.7274
Main: 416.362.1011
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Year of Call: Ontario, 2004
  • Biography

Sean Sells is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. He advises employers, administrative tribunals and governmental committees on a wide range of litigation, pension, constitutional law, administrative law and labour and employment matters.

Sean acts as counsel on disputes involving the enforcement of non-competition, non-solicitation, confidentiality agreements, fiduciary duties and wrongful competition by former employees and business owners, pension litigation, judicial review and injunction proceedings. He regularly advises and assists employers to prepare for and manage their workplaces during labour disruptions, strikes and lockouts.

Awards & Recognition

The Legal 500 Canada (2019)
Labour and Employment Law

Memberships & Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association – Member

Ontario Bar Association – Member (Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, and Pensions and Benefits Law sections)

Select Publications & Presentations

“Managing Labour Disruptions” Faculty Bargaining Services, National Academy and Annual Conference, Toronto (November 2–3, 2015)

“The Rise of Pension and Benefit-Related Human Rights Claims” Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute, Spring Conference, London (May 7, 2014)


York University Osgoode Hall, LL.B.