Toronto Employment Lawyers
Top Employment Lawyers in Toronto
Our team of experienced employment lawyers specialize in employment law, including wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, severance pay, long term disability, employment contracts and human rights in the workplace.
Monkhouse Law was founded by Toronto Employment Lawyer Andrew Monkhouse in 2013. Today, Monkhouse Law has 13 Employment Lawyers.
Working for employees, independent contractors and employers, Monkhouse Law’s employment lawyers strive to get optimal results foreach client through skilled advocacy and research on each matter.
Our Team of Toronto Employment Lawyers
Our Employment Lawyers in Toronto are governed by the Law Society of Ontario, to ensure you are served with the highest standards of professional conduct, competence and learning. Learn more about our team of employment lawyers.
Why Hire Our Toronto Employment Lawyers
If you have been treated unfairly at work or have recently been terminated, you understand the stress and difficulties associated with asserting your legal rights. Many employees attempt to deal with negotiating their employment matters on their own before involving an Employment Lawyer. However employees often may not see all the areas they need to or may say and do things that negatively affect their potential claim.
Our Toronto Employment Lawyers find creative solutions to clients’ issues regarding Ontario Employment Law and Canadian Employment Law. We will work for you no matter if your case is before the courts, Canada Industrial Relations Board, or the Ontario Labour Relations Board.
Our Employment Lawyers provide experience, knowledge, professional advice, as well as deep knowledge of the legal process. We know the opposing side and are therefore able to provide a strategic advantage as well as a professional edge. We know how to navigate each case through the necessary avenues.
Employment law is highly specialized and requires a lawyer who concentrates in this specific area. The steps in submitting a claim are intricate, involve time limitations and strict policies and guidelines. We are aware of these aspects and can assist you in avoiding unnecessary delays.
We Empower You With Knowledge
Our Toronto Employment Lawyers are educated and trained to understand your workplace matter, apply the legal concepts, use persuasive language and techniques and emphasize the important key points to a decision-maker or the opposing side.
The law is constantly developing, as new cases are decided everyday establishing new legal precedents and new laws are drafted by our legislature. These new laws can affect everything from how workers should be fired, hired, what policies they are subject to, what leaves they take and how they are paid. This knowledge and understanding will help give you options on your workplace issue and hopefully relieve the stress of your issue.
We Give Ongoing Professional Advice
Legal advice relating to your job is critical to the smooth functioning and fair practices in your workplace. At Monkhouse Law, you will receive legal advice from trained professionals who will assist with your matter every step of the way. Your issues will be taken seriously, and you will have an opportunity to review and discuss your case to ensure you receive the best results for your individual circumstances.
Monkhouse Law's National Awards
Monkhouse Law is pleased to announce it was on the Report on Business ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies in 2022. In July 2021, Monkhouse Law was announced as a finalist for the 2021 Canadian HR Awards: Best Labour & Employment Law Boutique of the Year.
Monkhouse Law was also a finalist for Best Labour & Employment Law Boutique of the Year for Canadian HR Awards from 2018-2020. In 2019, Monkhouse Law Employment Lawyers won the Toronto Star Reader’s Choice Gold Award for best law firm. Monkhouse Law also won the award for Top Growing Law Firm of 2019 by the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business.
Ontario Court of Appeal applies proportionality principles in lowering costs, imprisonment
Aug 16, 2023
In the case of Oliveira v. Oliveira 2023 ONCA 520, recently heard by the Ontario Court of Appeal, the appellant, Jack Oliveira, appealed a decision by the motion judge, resulting in a sentence of 89 days in jail and $75,000 in costs. Read more >
Ontario Parental Leave – Know Your Rights
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Contact the best employment lawyers in Toronto at Monkhouse Law to help achieve the best possible results.