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Goldblatt Partners LLP

Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 1OntarioCanada 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Eminent union-side firm often cited as a leading practice in this area advising clients at both federal and provincial levels. Noted for its vast capacities across a range of contentious and non-contentious employment and labour matters, such as grievances, class actions and human rights law. The firm is notably active in construction labour relations, and is also well respected in the pensions and benefits space. Clients include numerous trade unions, labour federations and employee associations. Well-versed in administrative and constitutional law as well as in appellate and judicial review matters.

Notable practitioners

Howard Goldblatt is a widely-respected senior practitioner who possesses a strong track record in grievance arbitrations. He also acts for trade unions on matters before labour relations boards, ranging from unfair labour practices to illegal strikes.

Mark Wright is best known for acting on collective agreement disputes, representing both public and private sector clients. His recent work includes litigation regarding disability benefit eligibility.

Steven Barrett is the managing partner of Goldblatt Partners. He excels in representing various trade unions in collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations and labour relations board applications. His experience also includes representing non-unionised employees in class actions.

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Ontario

Employment & Labour: Labour for Unions


Howard Goldblatt
Band 1
Mark Wright
Band 2
Steven Barrett
Band 1