Goldblatt Partners LLP

Employment Department

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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.

Strengths Commentators describe Goldblatt Partners as a "superb union-side firm."

Notable practitioners

Howard Goldblatt is one of the "big names" in union-focused labour relations and employment law. He handles high-profile disputes and is considered a leading expert in grievance arbitrations and negotiations.

Mark Wright receives plaudits for his union representation in both the public and private sectors. He acts on a variety of grievance cases, including human rights breaches and workplace discrimination.

Steven Barrett is a well-respected practitioner focusing on union-side labour and employment issues. He acts on a host of contentious proceedings, including termination of employment challenges, pension disputes and class actions.