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Our law firm provides labour and employment law services to employers across the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario. We specialize in helping organizations of all sizes manage HR law challenges on a proactive basis, before they negatively impact business results. Our approach is flexible, cost-effective and practical. We’re committed to providing organizations with best-in-class legal expertise backed by years of real-world experience, which explains our long-standing reputation as an advocate-of-choice for difficult litigation proceedings.

We take the time to understand your organization’s complex business needs and unique workplace culture before designing HR law solutions that are customized, comprehensive and effective.

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Laura Williams named one of Canada’s top 100 female entrepreneurs. 


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Laura Williams named one of Canada’s top 100 female entrepreneurs. 


Approachable. Innovative. Engaged.

Our team has the experience and expertise to help organizations overcome even the most daunting HR law challenges

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 Employment Law
Employment Law
Employment Law
We provide comprehensive employment law services, covering a diverse range of workplace issues, to employers in non-unionized environments.
 Occupational Health and Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
Occupational Health and Safety
We help clients achieve and maintain compliance with occupational health and safety requirements in their jurisdiction.
 Workplace Safety and Insurance
Workplace Safety and Insurance
Workplace Safety and Insurance
We have extensive experience in helping employers understand compliance obligations under workplace safety and insurance legislation.
 Labour Relations
Labour Relations
Labour Relations
We provide proactive labour relations strategies, delivering advice and counsel to employers - throughout all stages of the collective bargaining relationship.
 Workplace Investigations
Workplace Investigations
Workplace Investigations
We have extensive experience–and are regularly engaged–to conduct workplace investigations in a variety of complex workplace-related matters.
 Human Rights
Human Rights
Human Rights
We provide advice to ensure employer compliance with human rights legislation, as well as advocacy as representatives at human rights proceedings.
 Workplace Restoration
Workplace Restoration
Workplace Restoration
Our firm is a leader in providing workplace restoration services that help employers re-engage staff, restore confidence in management and set an organization on the path to renewed success.
 Disability Management
Disability Management
Disability Management
We help employers understand their accommodation obligations while developing processes and procedures that allow them to manage costs and assist employees in their return to work.
 Privacy Compliance
Privacy Compliance
Privacy Compliance
We provide policy review and development services designed to help organizations of all sizes and across industries comply with applicable privacy legislation.

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We understand that for many employers, dealing with often costly employment law challenges involves hiring a lawyer to help them react to circumstances, rather than using sound advice and planning to manage issues before they escalate. Our client experience is different. We think proactively, helping you highlight–and mitigate–the many HR law risks facing your organization. It’s an approach that helps reduce legal and related costs, maintain productivity and ensure strong employee engagement.

title-treatment A proactive approach

We understand that for many employers, dealing with often costly employment law challenges involves hiring a lawyer to help them react to circumstances, rather than using sound advice and planning to manage issues before they escalate. Our client experience is different. We think proactively, helping you highlight–and mitigate–the many HR law risks facing your organization. It’s an approach that helps reduce legal and related costs, maintain productivity and ensure strong employee engagement.

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A proactive approach

We understand that for many employers, dealing with often costly employment law challenges involves hiring a lawyer to help them react to circumstances, rather than using sound advice and planning to manage issues before they escalate. Our client experience is different. We think proactively, helping you highlight–and mitigate–the many HR law risks facing your organization. It’s an approach that helps reduce legal and related costs, maintain productivity and ensure strong employee engagement.

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An engaged team

Think of our team of legal professionals and support staff as an extension of your organization–engaged, passionate, attentive and dedicated to your success. We’re committed to providing the right HR law counsel and representation to address your unique business needs. That means you can expect a collaborative approach built on communication and understanding, one that leverages our team’s combined decades of experience and expertise to deliver optimal results every time.

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