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Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP

Employment & Labour

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What the team is known for

Respected employment and labour boutique, specialising in the representation of trade unions, professional bodies and individual employees. Covers a broad range of mandates, from health and safety and employment benefits issues, to disciplinary proceedings and dismissal disputes. Also possesses extensive knowledge and expertise in the area of business human rights. Has particular strength advising educational institutions and the industrial sector and on issues within the police force.

Notable practitioners

Ian Fellows is an increasingly prominent figure in union-side labour relations who frequently acts on labour board hearings and arbitrations. He is also highly capable in labour injunctions and judicial reviews. Sources recognise him as "a well-respected member of the union side."

Managing partner Josh Phillips is well regarded for his strengths in labour and appellate law, having appeared before administrative tribunals and courts including the Supreme Court of Canada. He is particularly active in the education and policing sectors and is also skilled in human rights issues such as workplace drug and alcohol testing.

Susan Ursel is widely considered by sources to be "a superb lawyer" in the field of human rights. With experience representing trade unions across both the public and private sectors, she has acted on arbitrations, judicial reviews and labour board issues. She is particularly proficient in representing unions in the education sector.

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Employment & Labour Department

Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP

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555 RICHMOND ST. W., SUITE 1200

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

ON M5V 3B1

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Employment & Labour: Labour for Unions


Ian Fellows
Band 3
Josh Phillips
Band 3
Susan Ursel
Band 2