Employment Department

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What the team is known for Respected firm based in Toronto which offers counsel to trade unions on a range of labour-related issues, including certification attempts, grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining and workers' compensation matters. Provides skilful representation before labour boards, tribunals and courts and is notably active handling human rights claims and workplace health and safety cases. Active in a variety of key sectors, including construction, transportation and healthcare.

Strengths One peer comments: "From a purely labour law perspective they have breadth and depth."

Notable practitioners

Douglas Wray is a well-respected figure regularly appearing before the highest provincial courts. He has a practice emphasis on labour disputes in the construction industry, and is recognised for his skill in collective bargaining and other negotiations, in addition to litigious proceedings.

Peers describe Melissa Kronick as "terrific"and a "very good advocate."She assists clients with a wide variety of labour queries, negotiations and disputes.

Michael Church has over three decades of experience in labour law as counsel to unions. He acts on high-profile cases in the oil, energy and transportation industries.