Legal Assistant (Toronto Office)

We are currently seeking a Labour & Employment Legal Assistant to join our professional legal team in our Toronto office.  More about Us: With over 120 lawyers, Hicks Morley is a leading law firm in Canada focusing on the representation of management in human resources law and advocacy. We are pleased to announce that we…

Appellate Court Finds Non-Competition Clause in Employment Agreement to be Unenforceable

In M & P Drug Mart Inc. v Norton, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the decision of an application judge which had found a non-competition clause in an employment agreement to be ambiguous and overly broad, and therefore unenforceable. Background In 2014, Mr. Norton, with the assistance of legal counsel, entered into an employment…

Becoming a Successful Advocate: Advice for the Litigator-to-Be

Hicks Morley invites law students to join us for a virtual Open House on June 8, 2022 at 5 p.m. The session will feature an interactive, moderated panel discussion, followed by small group breakout sessions. Our firm’s lawyers will provide practical advice to help you achieve your career goals, and gain insight into the Hicks Morley student experience.

IDEL Regulation and Constructive Dismissal at Common Law: Appellate Court Finds Analytical Errors “Tainted” Lower Court Decision, Does Not Rule on Substantive Issue

On May 12, 2022, the Ontario Court of Appeal rendered its highly anticipated decision in the appeal of Taylor v Hanley Hospitality Inc. The lower court had considered the interaction between the Infectious Disease Emergency Leave Regulation(O. Reg. 228/20 or IDEL Regulation) made under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and a claim for constructive…

Rachel Jadd

Rachel is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s London office. She maintains a broad practice and advises employers and management in the public and private sectors on labour, employment and human rights issues.

Laura Buck

Laura Buck is a labour, employment and human rights lawyer in Hick Morley’s Waterloo office. She advises employers in all aspects of the employment relationship including issues related to hiring, discipline, accommodation and termination.