Employment and Labour Law

Whether you’re an employer or an employee, in this world of increasingly complex employment relationships, it is crucial to provide clients with constructive and practical legal services as efficiently and cost effectively as possible.

Services

  • Client representation before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and Court of Appeal, the Ontario Ministry of Labour, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario;
  • Advice and representation with regard to termination of employment;
  • Interpretation and/or preparation of legal documents including offers of employment, employment contracts, severance agreements, collective agreements, human resource policies and notices of termination;
  • Negotiation during contract discussions, contract renewals, termination of employment and severance packages, and collective bargaining situations;
  • Advice and representation with regard to employment issues connected to the purchase and sale of a business;
  • Advice and representation with regard to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

We understand litigation is not always the best solution. We encourage and facilitate the negotiation of fair resolutions whenever possible. Should attending court be necessary, we’ll be prepared and able to represent you in a professional and effective manner.

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After graduating with his Bachelor of Laws in 2010, Gene articled at a reputable Sault Ste. Marie law firm in the areas of labour, employment, personal injury, expropriations, residential tenancies, human rights and municipal law. He has appeared for clients on matters in the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice. He joined Cohen Highley's administrative law group in 2011.

Christian practises in the areas of commercial litigation and insolvency law. He obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto in 2003 and his Bachelor of Laws through Western University in 2006. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2007 and has appeared on behalf of clients before the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice.