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Miguel Mangalindan – Litigation Associate
Phone: 416-907-9249 x 238
Miguel is a barrister and solicitor licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada, practicing employment law. Miguel completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Windsor, after obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University in psychology.
During law school, Miguel was a finalist in both the Zuber Moot and Lerner’s Cup Moot, a Co-Founder and Co-President of the Windsor Law Athletics’ Association, and the President of the Asian Law Students’ Association.
Prior to joining Monkhouse Law as an associate, Miguel practiced at a boutique litigation firm in a broad range of civil litigation. He was also a summer student and articling student at a full service national law firm.
When not working, Miguel volunteers for both the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers and his local community. He also enjoys playing and watching sports, trying new restaurants, and travelling around the world.
Recent Notable Cases(Note: Each case is individual and past success does not guarantee future success):
Chen and Bank of Nova Scotia, Re: Canada Adjudication (Canada Labour Code Part III) Decision (2017 CarswellNat 3170): Miguel was the primary lawyer on an adjudication in which the Defendant employer was found not to have discharged the onus of establishing that the actual, operative and dominant reason for the termination of the client’s employment was either ‘lack of work’ or the ‘discontinuance of a function’. As a result, the preliminary objection by the Defendant employer failed and the adjudication was allowed to continue on its merits.